Institute for Gender and Development Studies


Research Assistant

MSc Business Psychology (Franklin University), BSc Psychology (UWI)


Lesaidee Legall graduated from the University of the West Indies St. Augustine in 2016 with a BSc in Psychology, minoring in Gender and Development Studies. She went on to receive her master’s in Business Psychology from Franklin University, Ohio. Lesaidee is a peer counsellor at her church, helping young persons who may be struggling with mental health issues, school related stress and general anxiety.  Currently, she is a research assistant at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, lending support in coordinating activities for the Sexual Culture of Justice Project whilst preparing to pursue her PhD. She hopes to pursue research exploring the concepts of masculine identity, masculine gender-roles, stress, and fear of emotions as determinants of men's expression of anger and overt hostility.



Co-Coordinator, Sexual Culture of Justice research project

Gender and Climate Change School Workshop in collaboration with Fondes Amandes Community Restoration Programme (FACRP)

Coordination, Reach for Rights Camp 2019

Administrative Support, Transforming Each Other’s Advocacy Workshop Support 2020


Areas of Specialization
  • Masculinities
  • Masculine identity
  • Masculine gender-roles
  • Stress, and fear of emotions as determinants of men's expression of anger and overt hostility




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