Professor Mikulas Fabry received his BA in international relations from the University of Toronto and his MA and PhD in political science from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Dr. Fabry's research and teaching interests revolve around moral and legal dimensions of international politics, especially those pertaining to sovereignty, self-determination, democracy, and territory. His major research focus has been on questions of state, governmental and territorial legitimacy in international relations. He is the author of Recognizing States: International Society and the Establishment of New States since 1776 (Oxford University Press, 2010), several chapters in edited volumes, and articles in International Theory, Nationalities Papers, Diplomacy & Statecraft, Millennium, and Global Society. His current book project is on the idea and historical practice of the norm of territorial integrity in international relations. In the academic year 2011-2012, Dr. Fabry was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Before coming to Georgia Tech, he was Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer at Smith College. He also taught courses at Colorado College and the University of British Columbia.