Associate Professor John Page

Dr. John Page is an Associate Professor of the School of Law and Justice and Deputy Head of School (Research).

He is a scholar of property law and property theory, and author of Property Diversity and its Implications (Routledge, 2017). His research interests include the nature of property rights in public lands and natural resources; property in diverse contexts; geographic, historic, and contemporary; and the intersection of property, human landscapes, and the environment. 

His current research focuses on a theorization of public property in land.

Teaching and research keywords

#propertylaw, #landlaw, #propertytheory, #publiclands, #propertydiversity, #propertyinnaturalresources, #intellectualproperty

Selected publications

Property Diversity, and its Implications (2017) Routledge

‘The Four Dimensions of Public Property’’ in Modern Studies in Property Law  (R. Hickey & H. Conway eds.) Hart Publishing (9th ed., 2017), with Dr. Ann Brower

‘Towards an Understanding of Public Property’ in Modern Studies in Property Law  (N P Hopkins ed.) Hart Publishing (7th ed., 2013)

‘Common Property and the Age of Aquarius’, (2010) 19(2) Griffith Law Review 172

J. Page, ‘Grazing Rights and Public Lands in New Zealand and the western United States: A Comparative Perspective’. (2009) 49(2) Natural Resources Journal 403

Professional affiliations

Committee member: International and Outreach committee, Association of Property, Law and Society, North America.

Member, Law and Society Association of Australia & New Zealand (LSAANZ)

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