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

Markham, A Catherine, Laurence R. Gesquiere, Susan C. Alberts, and Jeanne Altmann. “Optimal group size in a highly social mammal..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 48 (December 2015): 14882–87. Full Text

Franz, Mathias, and Susan C. Alberts. “Social network dynamics: the importance of distinguishing between heterogeneous and homogeneous changes..” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69, no. 12 (December 2015): 2059–69. Full Text

Franz, Mathias, Emily McLean, Jenny Tung, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Self-organizing dominance hierarchies in a wild primate population..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences 282, no. 1814 (September 2015). Full Text

Lea, Amanda J., Jeanne Altmann, Susan C. Alberts, and Jenny Tung. “Developmental constraints in a wild primate..” The American Naturalist 185, no. 6 (June 2015): 809–21. Full Text

Tung, Jenny, Luis B. Barreiro, Michael B. Burns, Jean-Christophe Grenier, Josh Lynch, Laura E. Grieneisen, Jeanne Altmann, Susan C. Alberts, Ran Blekhman, and Elizabeth A. Archie. “Social networks predict gut microbiome composition in wild baboons..” Elife 4 (March 16, 2015). Full Text

Tung, Jenny, Xiang Zhou, Susan C. Alberts, Matthew Stephens, and Yoav Gilad. “The genetic architecture of gene expression levels in wild baboons..” Elife 4 (February 25, 2015). Full Text

Nunn, C. L., S. C. Alberts, C. R. McClain, S. R. Meshnick, T. J. Vision, B. M. Wiegmann, and A. G. Rodrigo. “Linking Evolution, Ecology, and Health: TriCEM.” Bioscience 65, no. 8 (January 1, 2015): 748–49. Full Text

Franz, Mathias, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Knockouts of high-ranking males have limited impact on baboon social networks..” Current Zoology 61, no. 1 (January 2015): 107–13. Full Text

Galbany, Jordi, Jenny Tung, Jeanne Altmann, and Susan C. Alberts. “Canine length in wild male baboons: maturation, aging and social dominance rank..” Plos One 10, no. 5 (January 2015). Full Text