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Robert Kachelski
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2006-; B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1988; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990; Ph.D., 1997.

Jeffrey Kamakahi
Associate Professor of Sociology, 1996‑; B.S., University of Oregon, 1981; M.A., University of Iowa, 1985; Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Maroa, 1991.

Kim Kasling
Professor of Music, 1977‑; B.S., State University College Potsdam, 1963; M.M., Indiana University, 1964; A.Mus.D., University of Michigan, 1969.

Jeffrey Kaster
Adjunct Instructor in Theology, 1987‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1977; M.A., 1984.

Mark Kausch
Adjunct Instructor in Music, 2008-; B.A., Saint Olaf College, 1984; M.M., Peadbody Conservatory of Music, 1986.

Jean Keller
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1996‑; B.A., Boston College, 1985; M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1990; Ph.D., 1998.

John Kendall
Adjunct Instructor in First Year Seminar, 1998-; B.A., Hamline University, 1986; M.A., Saint Cloud State University, 1993.

Patricia Kennedy, OSB
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Theology, 2000-; B.A., Clarke College, 1975; M.A., Aquinas Institute of Theology, 1977; M.A., Saint John’s University, 1993.

Patricia Kent
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Music, 1982‑; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1973; M.A., Queen's College‑City University of New York, 1976; D.M.A., University of Minnesota, 2006.

Roy Ketchum
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies, 2005-; B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1993; M.A., University of Minnesota, 2002; Ph.D., 2010.

Robert Kirkley
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Chemistry, 2010-;

Thomas Kirkman
Associate Professor of Physics, 1982‑; B.A., The College of Wooster, 1974; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1982.

Andreas Kiryakakis
Associate Professor of German, 1984‑85, 1986‑; Director, International Studies, 1987‑89; B.A., Midwestern University, 1966; M.A., Texas Tech University, 1974; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1978.

Abbot John Klassen, OSB
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1983‑; B.A., Saint John's University, 1971; M.A., 1976; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 1985.

Janean Kleist
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance, 2011-; B.A., Luther College, 1983; M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management, 1988; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2001.

Wendy Klepetar
Professor of Global Business Leadership, 1984‑; B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, Harpur College, 1972; A.M., University of Chicago, 1973; M.B.A., University of Saint Thomas, 1984.

Troy Knight
Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, 2009-; B.A., University of Georgia, 1995; M.A., Georgia State University, 2003; Ph.d., University of Arizona, 2011.

Rita Knuesel
Provost, 2006-; Dean of the College, College of Saint Benedict, 1994-2006; Associate Professor of Music, 1977-; B.M., College of Saint Benedict, 1975; Diploma, Paris Conservatory of Music, 1977; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1992.

Nina Kollars
Adjunct Instructor in First Year Seminar, 2011-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1996; M.A. George Washington University, 2003.

Robert Koopmann, OSB
President, Saint John's University, 2009-2012; Professor of Music, 1975‑; B.A., Saint John’s University; 1968; M.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1970; D.M.A., University of Iowa, 1976; M.Div., Saint John’s University, 1981.

Kelly Kraemer
Associate Professor of Peace Studies, 2001-; A.B., Washington University, 1985; Ed.M., Harvard University, 1987; M.A., University of Hawaii – Manoa, 1995; Ph.D., 2000.

Elizabeth Karuss
Adjunct Instructor in Nursing, 2012-; B.A., College of Saint Catherine, 1974; M.S., Clarkson College, 1996.

Jennifer Kremer
Assistant Professor of Communication, 1998-2000, 2007-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1994; M.S., Minnesota State University-Mankato; Ph.D., Purdue University, 2008. 

Camilla Krone
Professor of French, 1990‑91, 1993‑; B.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1982; M.A., 1984; Ph.D., 1993.

Philip Kronebusch
Professor of Political Science, 1992‑; B.S., Saint John’s University, 1981; M.A., John Hopkins University, 1987; Ph.D., 1994.