Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 660-7272


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Alberts, Susan C., and Joan B. Silk. “The contributions of Jeanne Altmann..” Evolutionary Anthropology 22, no. 5 (September 2013): 198–99. Full Text

Alberts, Susan C., Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Marina Cords, Linda M. Fedigan, Anne Pusey, Tara S. Stoinski, Karen B. Strier, William F. Morris, and Anne M. Bronikowski. “Reproductive aging patterns in primates reveal that humans are distinct..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110, no. 33 (August 2013): 13440–45. Full Text

Onyango, Patrick O., Laurence R. Gesquiere, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Puberty and dispersal in a wild primate population..” Hormones and Behavior 64, no. 2 (July 2013): 240–49. Full Text

Markham, A Catherine, Vishwesha Guttal, Susan C. Alberts, and Jeanne Altmann. “When good neighbors don't need fences: Temporal landscape partitioning among baboon social groups..” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67, no. 6 (June 2013): 875–84. Full Text

Runcie, Daniel E., Ralph T. Wiedmann, Elizabeth A. Archie, Jeanne Altmann, Gregory A. Wray, Susan C. Alberts, and Jenny Tung. “Social environment influences the relationship between genotype and gene expression in wild baboons..” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 368, no. 1618 (May 2013). Full Text

Akinyi, Mercy Y., Jenny Tung, Maamun Jeneby, Nilesh B. Patel, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Role of Grooming in Reducing Tick Load in Wild Baboons (Papio cynocephalus)..” Animal Behaviour 85, no. 3 (March 2013): 559–68. Full Text

Onyango, Patrick Ogola, Laurence R. Gesquiere, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Testosterone positively associated with both male mating effort and paternal behavior in Savanna baboons (Papio cynocephalus)..” Hormones and Behavior 63, no. 3 (March 2013): 430–36. Full Text

Rodrigo, Allen, Susan Alberts, Karen Cranston, Joel Kingsolver, Hilmar Lapp, Craig McClain, Robin Smith, Todd Vision, Jory Weintraub, and Brian Wiegmann. “Science incubators: synthesis centers and their role in the research ecosystem..” Plos Biology 11, no. 1 (January 15, 2013). Full Text Open Access Copy

Snyder-Mackler, Noah, Susan C. Alberts, and Thore J. Bergman. “Concessions of an alpha male? Cooperative defence and shared reproduction in multi-male primate groups..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences 279, no. 1743 (September 2012): 3788–95. Full Text

Markham, A Catherine, Susan C. Alberts, and Jeanne Altmann. “Intergroup conflict: Ecological predictors of winning and consequences of defeat in a wild primate population..” Animal Behaviour 82, no. 2 (August 2012): 399–403. Full Text