Dr. Reanna P. Harman

Dr. Reanna P. Harman is the Vice President and Director of Consulting Practice at ALPS Solutions and has experience working in all phases of applied research and consulting projects, to include serving as the Associate Principal Investigator on several projects since 2009 [including the Special Operations Forces Language and Culture Needs Assessment Project and on the J7/9 SOF Language Office (SOFLO) Support projects] and the Principle Investigator for a project with the Department of Education. She has experience working on projects related to test development and validation, training needs assessment, training evaluation, database design, and work analysis for several other client including the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Gallaudet University, Language Testing International (LTI), and Progressive Expert Consulting (PEC). She has extensive experience designing focus group protocols, organizational surveys, moderating focus groups, and conducting qualitative analysis. 

Reanna has conducted research examining properties of language proficiency assessments, survey comment response behavior, the measurement properties of personality, and contextual predictors of job performance. She regularly attends the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) meetings. She has presented at several conferences, including the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO), and the Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) and has published in Organizational Research Methods and the Journal of Applied Psychology. Reanna authored an encyclopedia chapter on E-Recruitment in the Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior and a chapter on Context Analysis in The Handbook of Work Analysis. She received her M.S. and Ph.D.  in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in 2008 from North Carolina State University. Her dissertation focused on evaluating the characteristics of open-ended survey comments and those who provide comments and the study was published as part of a larger project in the Journal of Applied Psychology in 2015. She received her B.S. in Business from Mt. St. Mary’s University in 2003.