Hannah Rapp

Email: oury@wisc.edu

Hannah Rapp


Hannah Rapp is a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development Area of Educational Psychology. She is a member of the Enright Forgiveness Lab.  Hannah earned a B.A. in Psychology at Wheaton College, IL, as well as minors in English and Biblical Archaeology. After college, Hannah did behavioral counseling in a residential facility for children with OCD and worked in a lab, at the same facility, researching adult OCD. Her current research interests include Forgiveness Education and its application in elementary and secondary school settings, and child and adolescent hope and emotional well-being. In her free time, Hannah enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, ice cream, and spending time with friends and family.

Research Interests

  • Forgiveness and child resiliency
  • Human understanding of the idea of “inherent worth”
  • Forgiveness Therapy and its applications for individuals with low distress tolerance
  • Social Emotional Learning


  • George, Limberger, Loynachan, Case, Oury, & Rueger (2015, August 9) The Mediating Effects of Self-Esteem in the Relationship Between Attributional Style for Positive Events & Depression. Poster session presented at the 2015 Annual American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, ON, 2015.