Dr. Rehab Al Hakmani

Dr. Rehab Al Hakmani

Dr. Rehab Al Hakmani

Assistant Professor, Assessment and School Evaluation Division


Dr. Rehab Al Hakmani joined Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) in August 2020 as an assistant professor in the Division of Assessment and School Evaluation. She has taught in the Measurement and Assessment postgraduate program. Before joining ECAE, she was a statistical analyst at the Ministry of Education in Oman. She has eight years of teaching experience as a high school Physics teacher in Oman.

Dr. Rehab delivered many training workshops to teachers, educational supervisors, and school principals in the field of Psychometrics, as well as specialized seminars for postgraduate students in the field of educational measurement and statistics. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Rehab was a consultant in the Statistical Consulting Unit at Southern Illinois University. She assisted researchers in research design and statistical analyses and assisted students in measurement and statistics courses offered by the Department of Counseling, Quantitative Methods, and Special Education.

Dr. Rehab's primary research interests lie mainly in the applications of measurement models in educational and psychological sciences, with a focus on item response theory models. She is also interested in the precision of measurement and the assessment of scale reliability under violation of multiple assumptions. She presented scholarly papers at professional meetings and conferences, specifically, the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education and the Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society.

Books, Chapters in Books and Other

  • Al Hakmani, R., & Sheng, Y. (2019). NUTS for mixture IRT models. In M. Wiberg, S. Culpepper, R. Janssen, J. González, D. Molenaar (Eds.), Quantitative Psychology: The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society (pp.25-37). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.