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In 1967 the only Associate Professor in the
Department was carl c. moses (A.B., William
and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina). He had
been at Wake Forest since 1964. His primary
interests were in comparative politics, espe-
cially Latin America, the Soviet Union, and Great
Britain. He was promoted to Professor in 1982.
The Department’s four Assistant Professors in
1967 were destined to have long and productive
careers at Wake Forest: Jack d. fleer (A.B.,
Oklahoma Baptist; M.S., Florida State; Ph.D.,
North Carolina); Jon m. reinhardt (B.A.,
Birmingham-Southern; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane);
donald o. schoonmaker (B.A., Wake Forest;
M.A., Ph.D., Princeton); and david b. broyles
(B.A., Chicago; B.A., Florida; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA).
Fleer and Reinhardt had come in 1964, Schoon-
maker in 1965, and Broyles in 1966.
fleer, who became Associate Professor in 1969
and Professor in 1979, followed Richards as De-
partment chairman in 1969 and served two four-
year terms in that role. His principal interests
were in political parties, the legislative process,
and public policy. He was the author of North
Carolina Politics: An Introduction. He was a mem-
ber of the North Carolina Governmental Evaluation
Commission from 1978 to 1981, and from 1965
to 1987 he was Director of North Carolina Boys’
State, an annual summer program sponsored on
the Wake Forest campus by the American Legion.
reinhardt, who was promoted to Associate
Professor in 1971 and to Professor in 1982, was
especially interested in Southeast and East Asia
and was the author of Foreign Policy and National
Integration: The Case of Indonesia. In 1970–71
he shared, with David Evans of the Department
of Anthropology, the distinction of being the
first Wake Forest faculty member to be given an
award for excellence in teaching. (See page 93.)
schoonmaker, who became Associate Professor
in 1970 and Professor in 1982, taught compara-
tive politics, with special emphasis on Western
Europe and developing areas. He edited a book,
German Politics. He was a member of the Cur-
riculum Study Committee (1967–1970) and was
Director of the Winter Term from 1970 to 1973.
He was also active in the Winston-Salem com-
munity and served for three years (1970–1973)
as President of Experiment in Self-Reliance.
(See page 136.)
broyles, who became Associate Professor in
1973, taught political theory and studied rela-
tionships between contemporary public policy
The Department in 1969–1970: from left, counter-clockwise: David Broyles, Jon Reinhardt, Neal Thornton, James
Steintrager, Don Schoonmaker, Richard Sears, Carl Moses, C.H. Richards, Jack Fleer (chairman)
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