Invited Talks, Guest Lectures, and Critiques

Invited Talks

McCunn, L. J. (August, 2018). Panelist at the New Faculty Orientation to Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC.

McCunn, L. J. (August, 2018). Exploring Environmental Psychology. Presented atPacific Northwest National Labs, Portland, OR.

McCunn, L. J. (April, 2018). The Science of Environmental Psychology. Presented at the annual Science and Technology Lecture Series at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC/

McCunn, L. J., Kim, A., Swanson, T., Lew, J., & Wang, S. (2018, March). Reflections on the UW Tower Retrofit. Presented to the facilities management and capital planning departments of the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

McCunn, L. J. (2018, February). Teaching Sustainability as an Environmental Psychologist. Panelist at the Sustainability Across Curricula workshop at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC.

McCunn, L. J. (2017, November). Understanding Sense of Place in Relation to Environmental Action and Concern. Presented at the annual Vancouver Island University’s Awareness of Climate Change through Education and Research climate change symposium, Nanaimo, BC.

McCunn, L. J. (2016, October). Explaining and Exploring Sense of Place. Presented at Conversations re:Tacoma’s annual public lecture series, Tacoma, WA.

McCunn, L. J. (2016, April). Environmental Psychology; Meaning, Measurement, and Mergers. Presented at the Sustainable Building Sciences Program’s monthly seminar at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

McCunn, L. J. (2015, December). Environmental Psychology: Measurement and Meaning. Presented at a colloquium series at McGranahan Architects in Tacoma, WA.

Guest Lectures and Critiques

Guest critiqued students’ final graphic designs for an upper-level graphic arts course (ARTG 374 Environmental Design Studio) at Vancouver Island University, March, 2018

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture titled “Selected Theories and Applied Research Methods from Environmental Psychology” for a Masters-level community planning course (PLAN 504 Community Design) at Vancouver Island University, March, 2018

Presented a 45-minute guest lecture titled “Selected Applied Research Methods from Environmental Psychology” for an upper-level psychology course (PSYC 400 Applied Research Methods) at Vancouver Island University, February, 2018

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture titled “Environmental Psychology and Environmental Design: Principles and Practices for Graphic Design Students” for an upper-level graphic arts course (ARTG 374 Environmental Design Studio) at Vancouver Island University, February, 2018

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture titled “Interdisciplinarity Between Engineering and Environmental Psychology” for an upper-level civil and environmental engineering course (CEE 429 Sustainability in Building Infrastructure) at the University of Washington Seattle, November, 2017

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture titled “Interdisciplinarity Between Engineering and Environmental Psychology” for a Masters-level course in civil and environmental engineering (CEE 599 Sustainability and Healthy Buildings in a Global Context) at the University of Washington Seattle, November, 2017

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture titled “Considering Place-making Through the Lens of Environmental Psychology” for Vancouver Island University’s Master’s in Community Planning Program Student Orientation, September, 2017

Co-presented a 60-minute scholarly talk titled “Spatial Training and Calculus Ability: Investigating Impacts on Student Performance and Cognitive Style” for the University of Washington Tacoma’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences’ Brown Bag Lecture Series, May, 2017

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture (via Skype) for a lower-level architecture course (LA 292 Programming and Culture) at the Academy of Art University, February, 2017

Guest critiqued students’ final community designs for an upper-level urban design course (TURB 260 Urban Design Studio) at the University of Washington Tacoma, December, 2016

Presented a 45-minute guest lecture for a Masters-level course in community planning (TCMP 521 Planning Theory & Practice) in the School of Urban Studies at the University of Washington Tacoma, December, 2016

Guest critiqued students’ interim community designs for an upper-level urban design course (TURB 260 Urban Design Studio) at the University of Washington Tacoma, October, 2016

Presented a 60-minute guest lecture titled “Environmental Psychology: Principles and Practices” for an upper-level urban design course (TURB 260 Urban Design Studio) at the University of Washington Tacoma, October, 2016

Presented a 45-minute guest lecture titled “Environmental Psychology in the Community” for an upper-level psychology course (TPSYC 306 Community Psychology) at the University of Washington Tacoma, May, 2016

Guest critiqued students’ final community designs for an upper-level urban design course (TURB 260 Urban Design Studio) at the University of Washington Tacoma, December, 2015

Presented a lecture for the University of Victoria’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Series (at the Spring Teaching Assistant Conference) about the successes and challenges of co-teaching HDCC 200, January, 2014

Presented a 90-minute guest lecture titled “Climate change and architecture” to a special topics psychology course (PSYC 431E) at the University of Victoria, February, 2013

Presented a 45-minute guest lecture titled “Organizational commitment, sense of place, and green urban neighbourhoods” for an upper-level Environmental Studies course (ES 481 Urban Ethnoecology) at the University of Victoria, October, 2012

Presented a 45-minute guest lecture titled Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation?for an upper-level psychology course (PSYC 350 Environmental Psychology) at the University of Victoria, December, 2011

Presented a 40-minute guest lecture titled Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation?for a special topics psychology course (PSYC 431E) at the university of Victoria, January, 2012

Presented a 40-minute guest lecture titled Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation?” for a special topics psychology course (PSYC 431E) at the University of Victoria, February, 2011

Presented a 40-minute guest lecture titled Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation?for University of Victoria library staff, November, 2010

Presented a 30-minute guest lecture about popular topics in environmental psychology for an introductory psychology class (PSYC 100) at the University of Victoria September, 2010

Spoke to UVIC SummerU students about graduate student life and choosing psychology as a major, 2010

Presented a 30-minute guest lecture titled Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation?for the University of Victoria’s Director of Sustainability, August, 2010

Presented a 45-minute guest lecture titled Do green offices affect employee engagement and environmental motivation?for the University of Victoria’s Facilities Management Department, September, 2009