Myisha Cherry is a philosopher interested in ethics and political philosophy with special interests in forgiveness and the nature and role of emotions in the public sphere. She is also interested in how the above intersects with issues of race, gender, and justice.
Myisha also writes publicly as a blogger at the Huffington Post and has written for the LA Times and salon.com. In 2013 she started the UnMute Podcast- a philosophy podcast where she chats with young, diverse philosophers about the social and political issues of our day. She has appeared on BET and HuffPost Live and has spoken at SXSWedu and TEDx.
Although she has over 10 years of university experience and have given talks at places like Princeton, Harvard, and University of Michigan, she is most proud to have taught philosophy and learned from Bank Street high school students in Harlem, brilliant formerly incarcerated New Yorkers, as well as mentored diverse, future philosophers through PIKSI-Penn State and Rutger's Summer Institute.
More info at www.myishacherry.org