Jane Mendle

Associate Professor


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., Beam, C.R., McKone, K.M.P., & Koch, M.K. (In press).  Puberty and transdiagnostic risks for mental health.  Journal of Research on Adolescence.
  • 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

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