Specialisation: Australian history, world history
Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey formerly of the University of Melbourne.
- Chancellor of University of Ballarat 1994-8
- Council of Australian War Memorial since 1997
- Council of National Council for the Centenary of Federation since 1997, Chair since 2000
- Governor of the Ian Potter Foundation since 1991
- Council of the Royal Humane Society of Australasia since 1997
- G Blainey (2000) A Short History of the World. Melbourne: Penguin Books.