Jane Mendle
Jane Mendle
Associate Professsor

G213 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall



Dr. Mendle WILL be accepting Ph.D. students for Fall 2023.


Dr. Jane Mendle received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia and completed her clinical internship at the Payne Whitney Clinic of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College.  Her research is focused on the transition from childhood to adolescence, primarily how different aspects of puberty -- its timing and tempo, its early life antecedents, and the ways that children, peers, and family member perceive and understand it -- are related to psychological health and well-being.  


HD 3300/PSYCH 3310: Developmental Psychopathology

HD 4770: Psychopathology in Great Works of Literature

HD 6710: Graduate Seminar in Psychopathology

HD 6240: Advanced Topics in Clinical Science

Mendle, J., Beam, C.R., McKone, K.M.P., & Koch, M.K. (2020).  Puberty and transdiagnostic risks for mental health.  Journal of Research on Adolescence. 30, 687-705.  doi: 10111/jora.12552

Mendle, J., & Koch, M.K.  (2019).  The psychology of puberty. What aren’t we studying that we should?  Child Development Perspectives, 13, 166-172.  doi;  10.1111/cdep.12333

Mendle, J., Beltz, A., Carter, R., &. Dorn, L.D. (2019).  Understanding puberty and its measurement: ideas for research in a new generation.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 29, 82-95. doi: 10.1111/jora.12371

Mendle, J., Ryan, R.M., & McKone, K.M.P. (2018).  Age at menarche, depression, and antisocial behavior in  adulthood.  Pediatrics, 141,1-8.  doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1536







Ph.D., clinical psychology, University of Virginia

M.A., clinical psychology, University of Virginia

A.B., psychology, Amherst College

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