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Duane Emerson Lundy

Chair of Psychology Department
Professor of Psychology
Tom Raper Hall 258
(765) 973-8602


  • Ph.D., Experimental Social Psychology, University of Louisville, 1998
  • M.A., Experimental Psychology, Lakehead University, 1994
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Toronto, 1992

Current Research Interests

Empirical Aesthetics and Interpersonal Attraction

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • Lundy, D. E., Barker, B. C., & Glenn, A. J. (2013). The importance of aesthetic preferences similarity in attraction. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 31, 195-221.
  • Lundy, D. E. (2010). A test of aesthetic consensus among professional modern music critics. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 28, 243-258.
  • Lundy, D. E., Schenkel, M. B., Akrie, T. N., & Walker, A. M. (2010). How important is beauty to you? The development of the Desire for Aesthetics Scale. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 28, 73-92.
  • Lundy, D. E., Tan, J., & Cunningham, M. R. (1998). Heterosexual romantic preferences: The importance of humor and physical attractiveness for different types of relationships. Personal Relationships, 5, 311-325.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology, Limestone College, Gaffney, SC, 1998-2006.
  • Promoted to Associate Professor, 2003. Granted tenure, 2005.
  • Visiting Professor, Furman University, Greenville, SC. Spring 2004

Selected Academic Awards/Recognitions

  • Fullerton Foundation Teaching Award (Limestone College), 2002
  • South Carolina Psychological Association Research Award (Faculty Advisor), 2001


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