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Comparative Criminal and Juvenile Justice: San Jose, Costa Rica

SOC WK 4101/7001The MU International Center sponsors this summer, faculty-led program in collaboration with School of Social Workexternal link. MU professor Clark Peters will lead this three-credit program in San José, Costa Rica.This program explores issues of criminal and juvenile justice through a brief survey of the U.S. approach to dealing with offenders and a two-week visit to San José, Costa Rica, to visit correctional institutions, meet with justice officials and criminologists, and explore agencies engaged in community-based efforts to address crime and delinquency. This course provides an overview of the justice process and the criminal justice system and provides an opportunity to consider different approaches to dealing with offending and rehabilitation.

building with flowers and statues

mountains in Costa Rica

Culture, Public Health & Social Services: Exploring Greece

SOC WK 4101/7001The MU International Center sponsors this summer, faculty-led study abroad program in collaboration with the School of Social Work and the Master of Public Health program. MU professor Mansoo Yu will lead this three-credit program in Athens and Larissa, Greece.

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students who would like to understand contemporary global health issues and cultural competency in global and diverse settings, as well as articulate implications for development and implementation of public health interventions in domestic and international settings.

Dr. Yu with students in GreeceDr. Yu with students in Greece

Comparative Criminal and Juvenile Justice: Brisbane, Australia

SOC WK 3101/7085The MU International Center sponsors this summer, faculty-led program in collaboration with School of Social Work. MU professors Clark Peters and Kelli Canada will lead this three-credit program in Brisbane, Australia.This program explores issues of criminal and juvenile justice through a brief survey of the U.S. approach to dealing with offenders and a two-week visit to Brisbane, Australia, to visit correctional institutions, meet with justice officials and criminologists, and explore agencies engaged in community-based efforts to address crime and delinquency. This course provides an overview of the justice process and the criminal justice system and provides an opportunity to consider different approaches to dealing with offending and rehabilitation.

Dr. Peters with kangaroo