Terisa Green

Tattoo Researcher

UCLA, California
20+ years

Terisa Green, PhD, is a tattoo researcher with over 20 years of experience and the author of The Tattoo Encyclopedia: A Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo and Ink: The Not-Just-Skin-Deep Guide to Getting A Tattoo. She undertook a tattoo apprenticeship at Sunset Strip Tattoo in Hollywood and learned about all the aspects of tattoos - from mixing pigments to customer care. She has written about tattoos for major publications, including The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Skin & Ink, and Playboy.

Terisa has been interviewed by media outlets, such as ABC News, KTLA News, and the Chicago Tribune, and has appeared as a guest on radio programs, such as the Booker & Diane Show on WSTO, S&M in the Morning on WGRD, the Dave Durian Show on WBAL, the Rod Ryan Morning Show on KKND, the Kirk, Mark, and Lopez Show on WIYY, and the Dennis Prager Show on KRLA. She also has a website about tattoos, where she writes articles to help tattooists and readers explore their choices.

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