Angela M. Legg, Ph.D


Angela M. Legg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Pace University – Pleasantville

Dr. Legg’s research draws from a variety of psychological perspectives including social, health, personality, educational, and positive psychology. She primarily studies how to improve dyadic relations, especially those marked by power imbalance such as doctors and patients, professors and students, and managers and employees.

Dr. Legg was born in rural Ohio and grew up in a small town in Georgia. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Georgia State University and a M.S. in Experimental Psychology from Georgia Southern University. She received her Ph.D. in Social and Personality Psychology from the University of California, Riverside.

She also has a wide variety of hobbies and interests. Dr. Legg enjoys horseback riding (hunter/jumper), modern and contemporary dance, and running. She lives with her husband and their 6 lb chug (chihuahua/pug mix) named Molly.