An adjunct professor in the Anthropology Department, Allan specializes in both terrestrial and maritime archaeology.

James Allen, Ph.D.Once described as a kind of underwater "Indiana Jones," Allan is currently conducting the archaeological research for the Transbay Transit Center Project in downtown San Francisco, research for the USACOE on the Oakland Tidal Canal Project, and for several terrestrial archaeological projects he is conducting throughout the San Francisco Bay area. He can be contacted at (925) 253-9070 (off campus) via e-mail at

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