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Kelly Enright: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Kelly Enright
Assistant Professor of History, Director of Public History


First Year Advisor

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Author, Maximum of Wilderness: the Jungle in the American Imagination (University of Virginia Press, 2012)
  • Author, Osa & Martin: For the Love of Adventure (Lyons Press, 2011)
  • Author, Rhinoceros (Reaktion Books, 2010)
  • Published in Environmental History, Society and Animals, Antennae, Florida Historical Quarterly, National Geographic, Antique Week
  • Kansas Notable Book Award for Osa and Martin (2012)
  • Fellow, Animals & Society Institute (2011)
  • Clark-McClintock-Gershenson Award, Rutgers University (2011)
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, Rutgers University (2010)
  • Member of American Historical Association, Society for Environmental History, American Alliance of Museums, National Council on Public History

Professional Profile:

Professor Enright holds a Ph.D. in American History from Rutgers University, an M.A. in Museum Anthropology from Columbia University, and a B.A. in American Studies from Vassar College. She specializes in American cultural and environmental history, and museum studies. She has researched and consulted for museums and non-profits including the Wildlife Conservation Society, American Museum of Natural History, South Street Seaport Museum, and Brooklyn Museum of Art. 

Teaching and Related Service:

 Courses taught:

  • United States to 1877
  • Museum Studies
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Historical Methods

Previously taught at:

  • Rutgers University
  • Community College of Aurora
  • Seton Hall University