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Karen Hilberg

  • Adjunct Professor

Department: Health and Physical Education

Phone: 732-263-5824


Professor Hilberg has many years of experience teaching physical education, health and recreation to people of all ages and abilities. Prior to teaching at Monmouth, Karen served as the Associate Director of Recreational Services, as well as, an Adjunct Professor in Kinesiology at William Paterson University, retiring in 2019. She is a former Adaptive Physical Education specialist who is passionate about teaching ALL students to enjoy physical activity. She is an advocate for accessibility and inclusion.

When Karen is not teaching, she stays active by swimming, walking and practicing yoga. She also enjoys baking, and spending time with her husband hiking, kayaking, sailing and exploring local, state and National Parks.


M.S., Physical Education, Indiana University

B.S., Physical Education, University of New Hampshire

Areas of Specialization

Adapted physical education and recreation, assessment, aquatics, physical fitness, outdoor adventure, facility management and program development.


Recently Taught Classes

2023 Fall

  • Adapted Physical Education and Health – PE 411
  • Lifeguard Certification/Water Safety – PE 112

2022 Fall

  • Adapted Physical Education and Health – PE 411
  • Health Research Methods – HE 290

2021 Fall

  • Adapted Physical Education and Health – PE 411

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Adapted Physical Education and Health (PE 411)