Karen Riska

Lecturer in Exercise & Sport Studies

Karen Riska

Contact & Office Hours

Scott Gymnasium 401



Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.S., St. Cloud State University

B.S., University of Minnesota


Karen Riska received her doctorate in kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, her master of exercise science from St. Cloud State University, and her bachelor of science in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Minnesota.

Riska teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She teaches Health Behavior, Intro to Exercise and Sport Studies, Applied Exercise and Sport Studies, Kinesiology, and Critical Thinking and Research.