Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

McCunn, L. J., & Wright, J. (2019). Hospital employees’ perceptions of circadian lighting: A pharmacy department case study. Journal of Facilities Management. DOI: https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JFM-04-2019-0016/full/html

Davis, R., McCunn, L. J., & Wilkerson, A., & Safranek, S. (In press). Nurses’ Satisfaction with Patient Room Lighting Conditions: A Survey of Nurses in Four Hospitals with Differences in the Environment of Care. Health Environments Research & Design Journal.

Kim, A., Wang, S., & McCunn, L. J., Prozuments, A., Swanson, T., & Lokan, K. (2019). Commissioning the acoustical performance of an open office space following the latest healthy building standard: A case study. Acoustics, 1,473-492. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/acoustics1030027

Stiwich, K. D., McCunn, L. J., & Dayal, C. (2019). Wooly stories: An art-based narrative approach to place-attachment. Engaged Scholar Journal, 5, 245-253.

McCunn, L. J. (2019). Visions of a modern middle school: Participatory design with non-student stakeholder groups. Journal of School Leadership, 29,4, 1-19. DOI: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1052684619845692

Kim, A., Wang, S., & McCunn, L. J. (2019). Building value proposition for human-centred lighting systems in the workplace: Combining energy and occupant perspectives. Journal of Building Engineering, 24, 100752. DOI: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352710219300762?via%3Dihub

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: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00038628.2012.667939

Book Chapters

Ng, C. F., Gifford, R., Veitch, J. & McCunn, L. J. (2019). Environmental psychology. In M. E. Norris (Ed.), The Canadian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science.Kingston, ON: eCampus Ontario. Licenced under CC BY NC 4.0.

McCunn, L. J.(2019). Environmental psychology. Published online with “MindTap” for use with Psychology: Themes and Variations (5th Canadian ed., Weiten and McCann) [Mobile application software]. Retrieved from: https://myhome.nelsonbrain.com/cb/

Gifford, R., & McCunn, L. J. (2018). Appraising and Designing Built Environments that Promote Well‐Being and Healthy Behaviour. In L. Steg, A. van den Berg, & J. de Groot (Eds.), Environmental psychology: An introduction, 2nd ed. (pp. 104-112). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-119-24104-1

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.

Book Reviews

McCunn, L. J. (2019). Book review of “Urban Mental Health.” D. Bhugra, A. Ventriglio, J. Castaldelli-Maia, & L. McCay (Eds.). Cities & Health.DOI: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23748834.2019.1687118

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

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

McCunn, L. J.,& Frey, C. (Under review). Impacts of Large-scale Interior Murals on Hospital Employees: A Pharmacy Department Case Study.

McCunn, L. J., & Vickerie, L. (Under review). Evaluating a Pop-up Resource Village in West Oakland: Making Connections with Sense of Place and Perceptions of Safety.

McCunn, L. J., Bjornson, A., & Alexander, D. (Under review). Teaching Sustainability Across Curricula: Understanding Faculty Perspectives at Vancouver Island University.

Kim, A., Wang, S., McCunn, L. J., & Sadatsafavi, H. (Under review). Impact of office modernization on environmental satisfaction: A naturalistic field study.

Manuscripts in Preparation (within 6 months of submission)

Sosa, A. V., & McCunn, L. J. (In preparation). Fostering sense of place for special populations: A consideration of “urban slow groups.” Leading editorial, Cities & Health.

McCunn, L. J. & Bjornson, A. (In preparation). Teachers’ Collaborations in Secondary School Learning Commons: Designing for Success.

McCunn, L. J., & Gifford, R. (In preparation). A Community Investigation of Spatial Navigation and Place Imagebility in Sense of Place.

Kim, A., Wang, S., McCunn, L. J., & Larson, T. (In preparation). Well and profitable during Pacific Northwest fires: Modelling I-O air pollution measured by fine and ultrafine particulate matters.

McCunn, L. J., Davis, R., Wilkerson, A., & Safranek, S. (In preparation). Environmental Controllability in Patient Rooms: Understanding Nurses’ Perceptions of Hospital Lighting Using Qualitative Methods.

McCunn, L. J., duTemple, T, & Lewis, T. (In preparation). Programming a Sustainable and Culturally-sensitive Correctional Facility: Designing for Success from the Perspective of Staff.

McCunn, L. J., Gagnon, T., & Ferris, E. (In preparation). Sense of Place in the British Columbia Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region.

McCunn, L. J., (In preparation). Sense of Place in a Harbour City: Place bonds, Behavioral Compatibility, and Urban Identity for Three Heritage Sites.

Non-Refereed Publications and Technical Reports

Grant, M., McCunn, L. J., Anand, S., Arora, R., Booth, G., Brook, J., Collins, P., Corsi, D., de Souza, R. J., Desai, D., Gauvin, L., Judd, B., Lear, S., Ling, J., Oliveira, A. P., Paine, G., Pakeman, K., Rana, A., Randolph, B., Razak, F., Subramanian, S. V., Thompson, E., Thompson, S., Townshend, T., Tu, J., Wilkie, S., & Williams, N. (2019). City Know-How, Cities & Health, 2, 97-105. DOI: 10.1080/23748834.2018.1606515

McCunn, L. J., & Frey, C. (2019). Impacts of Circadian Lighting and Interior Murals on Hospital Employees: A Pharmacy Department Case Study. Research report prepared for Island Health.

McCunn, L. J., & Wright, J. (2019). Hospital employees’ perceptions of circadian lighting: A pharmacy department case study. Research report prepared for Island Health.

McCunn, L. J. (2019). Pre-design Evaluation for Two BCRA-Designed Elementary Schools in the Centralia School District. Research report prepared for BCRA.

McCunn, L. J. (2019). Post-occupancy Evaluation for Three BCRA-Designed Elementary Schools in the Clover Park School District. Research report prepared for BCRA.

Towes, B.,McCunn, L. J., & Vickers, L. (2019).Objective 5 – Evaluation of Pop-up Resource Village. Final narrative and financial report for the James Irvine Foundation.

Towes, B.,McCunn, L. J., & Vickers, L. (2017).Objective 5 – Evaluation of 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 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

McCunn, L. J. & Gagnon, T. (Submitted). Evaluating a Pop-up Resource Village: Making Connections with Sense of Place and Perceptions of Safety. Submitted to the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, QC.

Cilli-Turner, E., McCunn, L. J., & Henderson, M. (July, 2019). Discipline differences in spatial training: A comparison of results in calculus and chemistry. Poster presentation at the 43rd Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Pretoria, South Africa.

McCunn, L. J., & Wright, J. (May, 2019). Impacts of Circadian Lighting and Interior Murals on Hospital Employees: A Pharmacy Department Case Study. Presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS.

McCunn, L. J. (April, 2019). Impacts of Circadian Lighting and Interior Murals on Hospital Employees: A Pharmacy Department Case Study. Presented at the annual Vancouver Island University Research and Scholarly Activity Symposium. Nanaimo, BC.

Alexander, D., & McCunn, L. J. (March, 2019). Towards a Place-Making Matrix for Urban Development.Workshop to be presented at the annual Western Division Canadian Association of Geographers, Victoria, BC.

Kim, A., McCunn, L. J., Wang, S., & Prozuments, A. (January, 2019). Psychoacoustical Research Pertaining to the Healthy Workspaces. Presented at the National Science Foundation’s Predictive Modelling Network for Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems’ International Workshop on Putting Sustainability into Convergence: Connecting Data, People, and Systems, Singapore.

McCunn, L. J., Alexander, D., Simms, W., & Cruickshanks, N. (January, 2019). Sustainability across curricula at Vancouver Island University: Strengthening connections among faculty. Presented at the annual International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability, Vancouver, BC.

McCunn, L. J.,Kim, A., & Lew, J. (July, 2018). Office building occupants’ responses to an advanced human-centered, technology-driven lighting system. Poster presented at the National Institutes of Health in buildings (HiBR) roundtable conference, Bethesda, MD (as HiBR Scholars).

Stiwich, K., McCunn, L. J., Cooper, R., & McDuff, K. (June, 2018). The “Our School Our Stories” Project: Modelling the Effects of Exposure to Place Based Narratives on Place Identity and Social Bonding. Poster 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.