Cherisse Harris Education: Western Connecticut State University, University of Bridgeport Location: Bridgeport, CT Expertise: Beauty, Weddings, Parenting, Psychology A meticulous researcher and editor with 19 years of fact-checking experience, Cherisse Harris enjoys working with publications that focus on topics she closely relates to: lifestyle, beauty, and parenting. She is also an avid collector of self-help books and medical journals. She reviews articles for factual accuracy and consistency.HighlightsWorked with multiple publications, including InStyle Magazine, Refinery29, The New York Times, Seventeen, and Details, among others19 years of fact checking experienceFulbright Scholar Experience 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 for multiple publications, including Refinery29, InStyle, and The New York Times. When she's not writing, she is a mom, an elementary education teacher, and an online English language teacher. Education 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 Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.