Born in Greece, Christofilis Maggidis received a thorough classical education in the Classical Lyceum of the Anavryta School, and the University of Athens (B.A. in History and Archaeology, 1988), being awarded several honorary distinctions and scholarships for excellence. He further pursued graduate studies on prestigious fellowships (Fulbright, William Penn, and Charles Williams Fellowships) at the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.
Evi Margaritis is an archaeobotanist who specializes in Aegean Prehistory but also the Classical period, focusing
on ancient economy, wine and olive oil production , and the social dimensions of consumption of food. Born in
Greece, Evi completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Athens (B.A. in History and Archaeology,
1996) and subsequently moved to the U.K. in order to undertake the M.Sc. in Enviromental Archaeology and
Palaeoeconomy at the University of Sheffield (1998). On completing her post-graduate degree, she returned to
Born in Athens, Greece on 1 February 1964, Pyrrhus T. Mercours received a thorough university and post university education in London. From 1983-86, he received a B.A. in Geography at London University, (Queen Mary College and at the School of Oriental and African Studies.) He went on to Westminster University, formerly Polytechnic of Central London, where he received a post-graduate diploma in Town Planning (Dipl - 1987-90) and became a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Ioanna Moutafi is an active bioarchaeologist who specializes in Aegean Prehistory, and especially funerary archaeology and the social dimensions of prehistoric mortuary practices. Born in Greece, Ioanna completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Athens (B.A. in History and Archaeology, 2001) and subsequently moved to the U.K. in order to undertake the M.Sc. in Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology at the University of Sheffield (2002).