Cadet recently returns from Thailand study abroad program
Oaks, a rising junior, spent time comparing Thailand's criminal justice policies and practices with those of the United States under the leadership of Professor Sutham Cheurprakobkit of Kennesaw State University. Along with other students, Oaks lived and studied at Chulalongkorn University and visited numerous cultural and historical sites.
In lecture and discussion settings, students learned about the structure of Thailand's national police force, the Royal Thai Police Academy, criminal trials and the death penalty in Thailand.
In the fall, Cadet
Oaks will present the results
"My experience in Thailand was amazing. We also visited the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, several police stations, the women's prison, and my favorite was the Royal Thai Police Academy," Oaks said. "The academy reminded me so much of The Citadel."
A graduate of South
River High School, Oaks is a criminal justice major and is scheduled to
graduate in May 2007. He is the son of Ed and Linda Oaks of Gambrills,