Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

McCunn, L. J., Kim, A., & Lew, J. (2017). Office Workers’ Reactions to a Lighting Retrofit: Exploring Perceptions of Productivity, Controllability, and Affective Organizational Commitment. Journal of Energy Research and Social Science, 37, 154-164. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.02.002

McCunn, L. J. & Gifford, R. (2017). Spatial Navigation and Place Imageability in Sense of Place. Cities, 74, 208-218. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.12.006

Kim, A., McCunn, L. J., & Lew, J. (2017). Successful facility change management practices for retrofit projects: A case study in lighting. Journal of Management in Engineering, 33, 1-8. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000519#sthash.xTUgbXYc.dpuf

McCunn, L. J. (2017). Surveying a special population: Understanding accessible design in the subsidized housing sector. In SAGE Research Methods Cases: Health. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526409225

McCunn, L. J. (2017). Surveying teachers’ responses to library design: Lessons from the learning commons model. In SAGE Research Methods Cases: Education. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526402677

McCunn, L. J. (2017). Studying environmental design in acute care settings: Interviews, walkthroughs, and transferability in literature. In SAGE Research Methods Cases: Health. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473981072

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2016). Choosing between modern and heritage buildings for professional services. International Journal of the Built Environment and Asset Management, 2, 80-98. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1504/IJBEAM.2016.10001627

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2015). Teachers’ reactions to learning commons in secondary schools. Journal of Library Administration, 55, 435-458. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01930826.2015.1054760

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2014). Accessibility and aging in place in subsidized housing. Seniors Housing & Care Journal, 22, 18-29. ISSN: 1941 7187

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2014). Interrelations between sense of place, organizational commitment, and green neighborhoods. Cities, 41, 20-29. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2014.04.008

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2013). Environmental Design in Acute Care Settings: A Case Study of a Neurological Rehabilitation Unit. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 7, 102-113. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/193758671300700109

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2012). Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation? Architectural Science Review, 55, 128-134. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/00038628.2012.667939

Book Chapters

Gifford, R., & McCunn, L. J. (In press). Appraisals of built environments and approaches to building design that promote well-being and healthy behaviour. In L. Steg, A. van den Berg, & J. de Groot (Eds.), Environmental psychology: An introduction, 2ed ed.

Farbstein, J., Wener, R., & McCunn, L. J. (2015). Planning the built environment: Programming. In R. Gifford (Ed.). Research methods for environmental psychology (pp. 221-248). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-79545-3.

Zeisel, J., Gifford, R., Martin, M., & McCunn, L. J. (2015). Researching special populations. In R. Gifford (Ed.). Research methods for environmental psychology (pp. 345-368). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-79545-3.

Wener, R., McCunn, L. J., & Senick, J. (2015). Did that plan work? Post-occupancy evaluation. In R. Gifford (Ed.). Research methods for environmental psychology (pp. 249-270). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-118-79545-3.

Gosling, S. D., Gifford, R., & McCunn, L. J. (2013). The selection, creation, and perception of interior spaces: An environmental psychology approach. In Brooker, G, & Weinthal, L. (Eds.), The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design (pp. 278-290). Oxford, UK: Berg. ISBN: 9781847887450.

Gifford, R., & McCunn, L. J. (2012). Appraisals of built environments and approaches to building design that promote well-being and healthy behaviour. In L. Steg, A. van den Berg, & J. de Groot (Eds.), Environmental psychology: An introduction, 1st ed. (pp. 87-95). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-0-470-97638-8.

Encyclopaedia Entries

Gifford, R., & McCunn, L. J. (2012). Behavioral aspects. In A. T. Carswell (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Housing, 2nd ed. (pp. 35-37). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. ISBN: 9781412989572.

Manuscripts Under Review

Stiwich, K. D., McCunn, L. J., & Dayal, C. (Invited and under review). Wooly stories: An art-based narrative approach to place-attachment. Engaged Scholar Journal, 9, x-x.

McCunn, L. J. (Under review). Visions of a Modern Middle School: Participatory Design with Non-Student Stakeholder Groups.

Cilli-Turner, E., & McCunn, L. J. (Under review). Impacts of Spatial Training on Calculus Ability and Cognitive Style.

Non-Refereed Publications and Technical Reports

Towes, B., McCunn, L. J., & Vickers, L. (2017). Objective 5 – Evaluation. (Pop-up Resource Village Interim Narrative and Financial Report for the James Irvine Foundation).

McCunn, L. J. (2014). Teachers’ Reactions to Learning Commons in Secondary Schools (Research Report for Saanich School District 63 of Greater Victoria, British Columbia).

McCunn, L. J. (2013). Campus corner: The University of Victoria – Department of Psychology. Psynopsis: Canada’s Psychology Magazine, 35, 60.

McCunn, L. J. (2012). Accessible design in BC’s subsidized housing: Evidence for an optimal model. Psynopsis: Canada’s Psychology Magazine, 34, 14-17.

McCunn, L. J. (2011). Costs Associated with Ensuring Residential Accessibility, and an Optimal Model for Aging-in-Place (Research Report for BC Housing and the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation).

McCunn, L. J. (2010). The advantages of applied experience during graduate school: Perspectives from an environmental psychology student. Psynopsis: Canada’s Psychology Magazine, 32, 18.

Conference and Symposium Presentations

Stiwich, K., McCunn, L. J., Cooper, R., & McDuff, K. (Upcoming in June, 2018). The “Our School Our Stories” Project: Modelling the Effects of Exposure to Place Based Narratives on Place Identity and Social Bonding. Poster to be presented at the joint convention of the Canadian Psychological Association and the International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, QC.

McCunn, L. J. (April, 2018). Environmental Psychology Research at VIU. Presented at the annual Vancouver Island University Research and Scholarly Activity Symposium. Nanaimo, BC.

McCunn, L. J. (2017, June). Researching Organizational Commitment in Correctional Staff. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Environmental Design Research Association, Madison, WI.

Cilli-Turner, E., & McCunn, L. J. (2017, April). Impacts of Spatial Training on Calculus Ability and Cognitive Style. Poster presented at the annual University of Washington Teaching and Learning Symposium, Seattle, WA.

Cilli-Turner, E., & McCunn, L. J. (2017, February). Spatial Training and Calculus Ability: Investigating Impacts on Student Performance and Cognitive Learning Style. Preliminary report presented at the annual conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2016, June). Examining the Role of Spatial Navigation in the Conceptual Framework of Sense of Place. Paper presented at the annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Victoria, BC.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2016, May). Examining the Role of Spatial Navigation in the Conceptual Framework of Sense of Place. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Environmental Design Research Association, Raleigh, NC.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2015, January). Accessibility in social housing and aging in place. Paper presented at the annual Semiahmoo Symposium on Environmental, Occupational and Public Health, Blaine, WA.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2014, June). Teachers’ reactions to learning commons in secondary schools. Paper presented at the annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, BC.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2013, June). Accessibility in social housing and aging-in place. Paper presented at the annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Quebec City, QC.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2012, May). Organizational commitment, sense of place, and “green” urban neighbourhoods. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Environmental Design Research Association, Seattle, WA.

McCunn, L. J. (2011, November). Accessibility in social housing and aging-in-place. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association, Richmond, BC.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2010, May). How sustainable and healthy offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Environmental Design Research Association, Washington, DC.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2008, July). Choosing between modern and heritage buildings for professional services. Poster session presented at the meeting of the International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2008, August). Choosing between modern and heritage buildings for professional services. Poster presented at the meeting of the International Association for People-environment Studies, Rome, Italy.

Published Papers and Abstracts in Conference Proceedings

Cilli-Turner, E., & McCunn, L. J. (2017). Spatial Training and Calculus Ability: Investigating Impacts on Student Performance and Cognitive Learning Style [Preliminary Report]. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, p. 1182-1188, USA, Print.

Cilli-Turner, E., & McCunn, L. J. (2017). Spatial Training and Calculus Ability: Investigating Impacts on Student Performance and Cognitive Learning Style [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, p. 156-165, USA, Print.

McCunn, L. J. (2017). Researching Organizational Commitment in Correctional Staff. Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, Madison, WI.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2017). A Community-level Investigation of a Conceptual Framework of Sense of Place. Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, Madison, WI.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2016). Examining the Role of Spatial Navigation in the Conceptual Framework of Sense of Place [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Canadian Psychological Association, Canada, Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2016). Examining the Role of Spatial Navigation in the Conceptual Framework of Sense of Place [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, p. 189, USA, Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2014, October). Accessibility and Aging in Place in Subsidized Housing [Executive Summary]. Proceedings of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry annual conference, Chicago, IL., Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2014). Teachers’ reactions to learning commons in secondary schools [Abstract]. Proceedings of the annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, BC., Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2013). Accessibility in social housing and aging-in Place [Abstract]. Proceedings of the annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Quebec City, QC., Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2012). Organizational commitment, sense of place, and “green” urban neighbourhoods [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, USA, Print.

McCunn, L. J. (2011). Accessibility in social housing and aging-in-place [Abstract]. Proceedings of the British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association Conference, Canada, Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2010). How sustainable and healthy offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Environmental Design Research Association, USA, Print.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2008) Choosing between modern and heritage buildings for professional services. In Paul-B.-Baltes Lecture, Invited Address, IUPsyS Invited Symposium, Invited Symposium, Symposium, Paper Session, Poster Session. International Journal of Psychology, 43, 168-347. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207594.2008.10108484

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2008). Choosing between modern and heritage buildings for professional services [Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Congress of Psychology, Germany, Compact Disc.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (2008). Choosing between modern and heritage buildings for professional services [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Association for People-environment Studies, Italy, Compact Disc.