Keith Belton

Academic Specialist

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Public Policy, The George Washington University, 1998
  • M.S., Environmental Science, The George Washington University, 1989
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Maryland, 1985


Keith B. Belton is the director of the Manufacturing Policy Initiative which is focused on public policies affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector.

Belton has two decades of Washington, D.C.-based experience in public policy analysis and advocacy, where he has served in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. His particular areas of expertise include environment, health, and safety policy; regulatory reform; cost-benefit analysis; and the chemical manufacturing industry.

Belton holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Maryland, and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Ph.D. in Public Policy from the George Washington University.

He is a member of several professional associations, including the American Chemical Society, the American Economic Association, and the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis.

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