Evi Sikla received a B.A. in History and Archaeology from the University of Athens, Greece. She further pursued graduate studies at Bryn Mawr College on fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation and Bryn Mawr College (Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology, 2008). Evi has participated in a number of excavations in Crete and the Cyclades. She is also an alumni of the American School of Classical Studies and has been affiliated with the Institute for Aegean Prehistory-Study Center in East Crete, where she has been studying for publication Early Minoan pottery from the settlement of Mochlos.