Cherisse Harris

Cherisse Harris

Lives In

Bridgeport CT


  • Western Connecticut State University
  • University of Bridgeport


  • Beauty and weddings, parenting, psychology


Cherisse earned a Fulbright Scholarship during her sophomore year of college, which allowed her to travel to the 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.

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.