Kristy A. Belton

International Studies Association; Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion

Kristy A. Belton is director of professional development at the International Studies Association and a senior programme officer at the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion.

Belton is the author of Statelessness in the Caribbean: The Paradox of Belonging in a Postnational World, as well as numerous articles and book chapters on statelessness, citizenship, and migration. She is the recipient of UNHCR's 2015 Award for Best Doctoral Research on Statelessness, a former ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius Foundation's ""Settling into Motion"" fellow, and a former Outstanding Scholars Program fellow from the University of Connecticut.

Belton received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Connecticut.

Featured Work

Haiti/Dominican Republic border. CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:At_the_Border_of_Haiti_and_the_Dominican_Republic_(8057179936).jpg">Alex Proimos/CC</a>

APR 19, 2017 Podcast

A Conversation on Statelessness with Kristy A. Belton

There are over 10 million stateless people around the world, says researcher Kristy A. Belton, with, often, limited access to banking, education, health care, and countless ...