Danpeckgruber's areas of interest include international relations with a special emphasis on foreign and security policy, international diplomacy, and issues of state and self-determination. His current research focuses on self-determination in global interdependence, security and secession problems in South Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and South Asia, and the conduct of related diplomacy. He has taught at Princeton since 1989, and is the founding director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton His books include Self-Determination of Peoples - Communities, Nations, and States in Global Interdependence ; Self-Determination and Self-Administration: A Sourcebook (edited with Sir Arthur Watts); The Iraqi Aggression against Kuwait (edited with Charles R.H. Tripp); and Emerging Dimensions of European Security Policy . Danspeckgruber has been involved in informal diplomacy in the Balkans and the Caucasus. He has held research positions at Harvard and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Ph.D. Geneva Graduate Institute of International Studies.