Professor James Belich
- Core subject area: Commonwealth and imperial history.
- Teaching: Has worked as a historian and university lecturer in New Zealand. He held the Inaugural Keith Sinclair Chair in History at the University Auckland and then became Research Professor of History at the Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington. He has held visiting positions at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Georgetown, and Melbourne.
- Research interests: He is currently working on the causes of early European expansion.