A meticulous researcher and editor with 17 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 at The Spruce Pets for factual accuracy and consistency.
- Worked with multiple publications, including InStyle Magazine, Refinery29, 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 for multiple publications, including Refinery29, InStyle, 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 The Spruce Pets
The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.