Susan Dunn is Professor of Literature and the History of Ideas at Williams College and Senior Scholar and the Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland. She is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed Sister Revolutions

Academic Degrees
* A. B. cum laude, Smith College, 1966. Phi Beta Kappa.
* Ph.D. Harvard University, 1973

Professional Experience
* Williams College, Preston S. Parish ’41 Third Century Professor in the Arts and Humanities, 1973 to present
* Wellesley College, Instructor, 1971-1973
* Harvard University, Extension Division, Instructor, 1970-1973
* Harvard University, Teaching Fellow, 1967-1970

Books in order of publication:

The Deaths of Louis XVI: Regicide and the French Political Imagination1994
Sister Revolutions: French Lightning, American Light1999
Jefferson’s Second Revolution: The Election Crisis of 1800 and the Triumph of Republicanism2004
Something That Will Surprise the World: The Essential Writings of the Founding Fathers2006
Dominion of Memories: Jefferson, Madison, and the Decline of Virginia2007
Roosevelt’s Purge: How FDR Fought to Change the Democratic Party2010
1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler—the Election amid the Storm2013
A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America2018