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panding rapidly in the early sixties, at both the graduate and under-
graduate levels. Several recruited by Dr. Richards moved on to more
lucrative posts where the chances for advancement were brighter.
In time, however, the department assembled a staff of permanent
teachers who settled into life at Wake Forest with considerable sat-
isfaction. There were five appointments in 1964. Dr. Carl C. Moses, a
Virginia native, held the doctorate from Chapel Hill and specialized in
comparative politics, especially as related to Latin America, Great
Britain, and the Soviet Union. Jack D. Fleer was a Missourian with a
Chapel Hill doctorate, whose main interests were political parties and
behavior, the legislative process, and public policy. Fleer also became
director of the summer Boys State program sponsored on the campus
by the American Legion. Harold V Rhodes, a Kansan with an Arizona
doctorate, specialized in political theory Jon M. Reinhardt, an
Alabamian, was a candidate for a doctorate at Tulane. His interests
proved to be rather broad over the years, but at the time of his
recruitment, his primary concerns were East and Southeast Asia as
well as European governments and politics. Richard D. Sears, a New
Englander, was completing his doctorate at Indiana with the focus on
international politics.
In 1965 Donald O. Schoonmaker, who had been president of the
Wake Forest student body in 1959-60, joined the staff as an instructor.
At that time he was a doctoral candidate at Princeton, and, upon
receiving it, was made assistant professor. His interests were in
comparative politics with emphasis on Western Europe and the
developing countries. Rhodes resigned in 1966 to go to the University
of New Mexico, and to replace him the department employed David
B. Broyles, a native of Tennessee who had completed work for the
doctorate at the University of California at Los Angeles. He was an
expert on political theory
Dr. Richards remained chairman of the department through the
Tribble years. Emily G. Lincoln, who was secretary for political
science and Romance languages in 1962, came full-time to Richards
and his staff in 1966 and rendered valuable service to the college.
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The establishment of an independent Department of Psychology
grew out of a college self-study recommendation in 1955 that the
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