Associate Professsor
202B Beebe Hall
Ithaca, New York
Human Development


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.


Mendle, J., Ryan, R.M., & McKone, K.M.P.* (2017).  Age at menarche, depression, and antisocial behavior in adulthood.  Pediatrics.  Advance online publication.  doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1536 


Mendle, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T.A., & Kiesner, J. (2016).  From menarche to menopause: women's reproductive change and risk for psychopathology. Clinical Psychological Science, 4, 859-866,  doi: 10.1177/2167702616650424



Mendle, J., Ryan, R.M., McKone, K.M. (2016).  Early childhood maltreatment and pubertal development: replication in a population-based sample.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 26, 595- 602.  doi: 10.1111/jora.12201


Mendle, J., Moore, S.R., Briley, D., & Harden, K.P.  (2016). Puberty, socioeconomic status, and depression in girls: evidence for gene × environment interactions.  Clinical Psychological Science, 4, 3-16.  doi: 10.1177/2167702614563598



HD 3300/PSYCH 3310 Developmental Psychopathology

HD 4770 Psychopathology in Great Works of Literature

HD 6710 Graduate Seminar in Psychopathology

HD 6550 Graduate Seminar in Adolescence

Ph.D., clinical psychology, University of Virginia

M.A., clinical psychology, University of Virginia

A.B., psychology, Amherst College