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James Doyle

James  Doyle

Director of the Matson Museum

216 Carpenter Building
University Park , PA 16801
Office Phone: (814) 865-2033


  1. Ph.D., Brown University, 2013 (Anthropology)
  2. M.A., Brown University, 2009 (Anthropology)
  3. B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2005 (Anthropology)


James Doyle is an archaeologist and museum professional whose curatorial practice activates objects for university teaching, scholarly research, and public education. He has organized exhibitions, conducted archaeological and conservation fieldwork, and published widely on the material and visual cultures of the ancient Americas. Previously he served as the Assistant Curator for Arts of the Ancient Americas at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Post-Doctoral Associate in Pre-Columbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks.