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Madhavi Menon, Ph.D.

Madhavi Menon

College of Psychology
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Honors Courses

  • PSYC 2350H Life-Span Human Development Honors

Honors Engagement

  • Served on Honors Faculty Coordinating Committee
  • Honors Workshop: Applying to Graduate School

Research Focus

  • Developmental costs of high self-esteem
  • Gender identity development
  • Narcissism and psychosocial adjustment
  • Social development in middle childhood and emerging adulthood
  • Peer and parental relationships in middle childhood and emerging adulthood


  • Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
  • M.A., Florida Atlantic University
  • M.A., University of Delhi
  • B.A., University of Delhi

Madhavi Menon’s research focuses on psychosocial adjustment in adolescence and emerging adulthood, with a particular focus on self-esteem, gender identity development, and parent and peer relationships. Menon teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in developmental psychology, lifespan human development, adolescent psychology, early childhood growth and development, and the psychology of gender. Menon has served as a member of the Honors Faculty Coordinating Committee and has conducted an honors workshop on how to apply to graduate schools.

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