Ambassador Otto F. von Feigenblatt is an academician of the Royal Academy of Doctors of Spain, the Royal Academy of Economics and Financial Sciences of Spain, and the Royal Spanish Academy of the Sea. He was knighted by King Phillip VI of Spain with the Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic for his contributions to the social sciences and to the study of leadership in Spain and in Latin America. Ambassador von Feigenblatt received the title of "Honorary Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo" from the President of Kosovo for his contributions to the fields of development studies and peace studies. His research is interdisciplinary and he holds multiple earned doctorates and has received nine honorary doctorates for his research and service. His research focuses on the nexus between education and international development with a focus on applied anthropology.