SUSAN E. ROSA. is currently completing a book entitled Catholic Polemic and the Origins of Enlightenment Rationalism, 1586-1688, to be published by University of Notre Dame Press. Her articles on the intellectual history of early-modern Catholicism have appeared in the American journals Eighteenth-Century Thought, Journal of the History of Ideas, French Historical Studies, and Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques, as well as in Germany and Sweden. She spent the academic year 1999-2000 at the Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame, and has also held Fulbright, Mellon, and NEH postdoctoral fellowships, among others. She teaches World Civilization: the West to 1500, as well as a variety of courses in early modern Europe, including The Seventeenth Century, Enlightenment in Europe, the French Revolution, and the Scientific Revolution. At the M.A. level, she teaches the Department’s Introduction to Historiography.