Cherese Fine Ph.D

Research Partner

Dr. Cherese F. Fine is a scholar and educator whose career is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion. She has developed and coordinated several programs centered on college access and readiness, retention, and success among students of color. Furthermore, she conducts program assessments, evaluations, and research projects.


Dr. Fine is an Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where her scholarship focuses on the experiences of Black college students and the organizational and socio-cultural aspects of intercollegiate athletics. She is dedicated to social justice education and committed to developing leaders and change agents.

Cherese Fine Ph.D