Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

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

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

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

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Chiyo, P. I., E. A. Archie, J. A. Hollister-Smith, P. C. Lee, J. H. Poole, C. J. Moss, and S. C. Alberts. “Association patterns of African elephants in all-male groups: The role of age and genetic relatedness.” Animal Behaviour 81, no. 6 (June 1, 2011): 1093–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.02.013. Full Text

Chiyo, P. I., C. J. Moss, E. A. Archie, J. A. Hollister-Smith, and S. C. Alberts. “Using molecular and observational techniques to estimate the number and raiding patterns of crop-raiding elephants.” Journal of Applied Ecology 48, no. 3 (June 1, 2011): 788–96. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.01967.x. Full Text

Chiyo, P. I., P. C. Lee, C. J. Moss, E. A. Archie, J. A. Hollister-Smith, and S. C. Alberts. “No risk, no gain: Effects of crop raiding and genetic diversity on body size in male elephants.” Behavioral Ecology 22, no. 3 (May 1, 2011): 552–58. https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arr016. Full Text

Bronikowski, Anne M., Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Marina Cords, Linda M. Fedigan, Anne Pusey, Tara Stoinski, William F. Morris, Karen B. Strier, and Susan C. Alberts. “Aging in the natural world: comparative data reveal similar mortality patterns across primates..” Science (New York, N.Y.) 331, no. 6022 (March 2011): 1325–28. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1201571. Full Text

Gesquiere, Laurence R., Patrick O. Onyango, Susan C. Alberts, and Jeanne Altmann. “Endocrinology of year-round reproduction in a highly seasonal habitat: environmental variability in testosterone and glucocorticoids in baboon males..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144, no. 2 (February 2011): 169–76. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.21374. Full Text

Tung, J., M. Y. Akinyi, S. Mutura, J. Altmann, G. A. Wray, and S. C. Alberts. “Allele-specific gene expression in a wild nonhuman primate population..” Molecular Ecology 20, no. 4 (February 2011): 725–39. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04970.x. Full Text

Galbany, Jordi, Jeanne Altmann, Alejandro Pérez-Pérez, and Susan C. Alberts. “Age and individual foraging behavior predict tooth wear in Amboseli baboons..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144, no. 1 (January 2011): 51–59. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.21368. Full Text

Morris, William F., Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Marina Cords, Linda M. Fedigan, Anne E. Pusey, Tara S. Stoinski, Anne M. Bronikowski, Susan C. Alberts, and Karen B. Strier. “Low demographic variability in wild primate populations: fitness impacts of variation, covariation, and serial correlation in vital rates..” The American Naturalist 177, no. 1 (January 2011): E14–28. https://doi.org/10.1086/657443. Full Text Open Access Copy

Chiyo, P. I., E. A. Archie, J. A. Hollister Smith, P. C. Lee, J. H. Poole, C. J. Moss, and S. C. Alberts. “Association patterns of male African elephants: the role of age and genetic relatedness.” Animal Behaviour 81 (2011): 1093–99.

Gesquiere, L. R., N. H. Learn, M. C. M. Simao, P. O. Onyango, S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “Life at the top: energetic and psychological stress in wild male primates.” Science 333 (2011): 357–60.

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