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.
Born in Athens, Greece, but raised and educated in the United States, Cynthia is a citizen of both the Old and the New World. She graduated from Dickinson College (BA cum laude, 2016) with a double major in Art Studio and Archaeology, and a minor in Art History.
George D. Malaperdas studied Environmentalist Cartographer at the Aegean University and completed postgraduate studies at the University of Athens, Department of Geology concerning the Prevention and Management of Natural Disasters. Currently he is a PhD candidate at the University of the Peloponnese in the Department of History, Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management.
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
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).
Vayia Panagiotidis is a Physics Engineer BSc and MSc from the National Technical University of Athens - NTUA (2005). In her third year she completed her internship, "practical training", with the Acropolis Restoration Service where she worked on the structural restoration of the northern colonnade of the Acropolis of Athens.
Born in Greece, Niki Papadopoulou received her degree in Environmental Science at the University of Aegean in 2006, graduating second in rank.
Environmental dimensions of social and cultural change in wetland environments, especially urban origins and millennial-scale sustainability. New work examines use of wastewater streams for re-establishing ecosystem services that support and sustain viable cities. Areas of technical expertise include aerial and satellite imagery interpretation, paleoenvironmental studies, and ethnoarchaeology. Communication of science issues and results to broad communities through literature and film.