Joseph A. Page is a professor emeritus at the Georgetown University Law Center. Page’s academic work lies in the fields of torts, product liability, and food, drug, and cosmetics regulation.
Page has engaged in advocacy promoting consumer product safety and workplace health and safety before committees of Congress and in the national media, has served on the board of directors of Public Citizen, Inc., and is currently the faculty advisor to the Stabile Graduate Law Fellow, dealing with issues relating to the safety of personal-care products.
In addition, Page writes about Latin America. His latest volume on the subject, The Brazilians, explains what makes Brazilians Brazilian. His other Latin America-related publications include The Revolution That Never Was: Northeast Brazil, 1955-1964 (1972); Perón: A Biography (1983); a lengthy introduction to Eva Perón, In My Own Words (1996); the prologue to Argentina y la Europa del nazismo: Sus secuelas (2009); and numerous articles and reviews in newspapers and magazines in the United States, Argentina, and Brazil. From 2003 to 2017, he served as the director of the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas at the Georgetown Law Center. He continues to be a member of the associated faculty of the Latin American studies program at Georgetown University.
Page holds a B.A., LL.B., and LL.M. from Harvard University.