Cherisse Harris

Cherisse Harris

A meticulous researcher and editor, Cherisse Harris enjoys working with publications that focus on topics she closely relates to: lifestyle, beauty, and parenting. She is also an avid reader of self-help books, medical journals, and current events.


  • Worked with multiple publications, including In Style Magazine, Refinery29, In Style, The New York Times, Seventeen, and Details, among others.
  • 17 years of fact-checking experience.
  • Fulbright scholar.


Cherisse earned a Fulbright Scholarship during her sophomore year of college, which allowed her to travel to the Netherlands, Paris, and Spain to further develop her writing skills. She has fact-checked multiple publications, including Refinery29, In Style, and the New York Times. When she's not writing, she is an elementary education teacher and an online English language teacher for Chinese students.


Cherisse received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Western Connecticut State University and two master's degrees, one in English Writing and one in Elementary Education from the University of Bridgeport.

Expertise: Beauty and weddings, parenting, psychology
Education: Western Connecticut State University, University of Bridgeport
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Title: Fact-Checker

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