Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 1970.D.Sc. from Washington and Jefferson College in 1983
James M. Adovasio is the director of the anthropology and archaeology department at Mercyhurst University as well as director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute in Erie, Pennsylvania. As of 2011 he served as commissioner of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), and has had an active role with law-enforcement agencies helping to apprehend and convict people who loot archaeological sites.Adovasio was chairman of the anthropology department at the University of Pittsburgh, where he founded the cultural resource management program (CRMP) and directed the Meadowcroft-Cross Creek project beginning in 1973.
James M. Adovasio Bornon February 17, 1944.Institutions University of Pittsburgh, Mercyhurst College.he is Known for Meadowcroft Rockshelter.and he Influences by Jesse D. Jennings