Associate Professsor
Human Development

202B Beebe Hall



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, 141,1-8.  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





Developmental Psychopathology (HD 3300/PSYCH 3310)

Psychopathology in Great Works of Literature (HD 4770)

Graduate Seminar in Psychopathology (HD 6710)

Advanced Topics in Clinical Science (HD 6240)

Ph.D., clinical psychology, University of Virginia

M.A., clinical psychology, University of Virginia

A.B., psychology, Amherst College


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