Jean-Christophe Balouet (born 12 November 1956) is a French palaeontologist. He has collaborated extensively with Storrs Olson of the Smithsonian Institution on palaeornithological research on the extinct birds of New Caledonia in the south-west Pacific region.
- 1989 – Fossil Birds from Late Quaternary Deposits in New Caledonia (With Storrs Olson). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.
- 1990 – Extinct species of the world: lessons for our future (With Eric Alibert). Letts: London. ISBN 978-1-85238-100-4