Animals and History, Animal Studies, Imperialism, Colonialism, History of Natural History
Nigel Rothfels is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author of Elephant Trails. A History of Animals and Cultures (2021) and Savages and Beasts: The Birth of the Modern Zoo (2002), co-author (with Dick Blau) of Elephant House (2015), and editor of the multi-disciplinary collection Representing Animals (2002). He is also General Editor of the book series, Animalibus. Of Animals and Cultures with Penn State University Press.