Kelly Enright is the author of Maximum of Wilderness: The Jungle in the American Imagination, Osa and Martin: For the Love of Adventure, and Rhinoceros. She also wrote one volume in the America’s Natural Places series, Rocky Mountains & Great Plains. Her work focuses on portrayals of nature in American culture, human-animal relationships, museums, and travels. She is currently examining cultural representations of extinct species.
Kelly’s articles have appeared in online and print publications including American Archaeology, National Geographic, Environmental History, and Society and Animals. She has written for several reference works published by Oxford University Press and ABC-Clio, and consulted for museums and educational organizations including Smarthistory, Wildlife Conservation Society, American Museum of Natural History, and Brooklyn Museum of Art. Kelly is currently Assistant Professor of History and Director of Public History at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, and Co-Editor in Chief for Sloth: A Journal of Emerging Voice in Human-Animal Studies.
- Why the Rhinoceros Doesn’t Talk: the Cultural Life of a Wild Animal in America, Beastly Natures
- Tame Adventures & Wild Homes: Encountering the Jungle with Martin & Osa Johnson, Maximum of Wilderness
- Rhino Horn Collections at Risk, Antique Week
- Horn Heists, National Geographic
- Finding Menendez’s Footprints, American Archaeology