About Dr. Robert Wallace

Dr. Robert Wallace

Dr. Robert Wallace

Dr. Robert Wallace graduated from Knox College with a bachelor of arts degree, from Northern Illinois University with a master's degree in education and from Western Colorado University with a doctorate in Educational Philosophy.

He was a teacher at Hiawatha High School in Kirkland, Ill., Phoenix Union High School in Phoenix, Ariz., and La Quinta High School in Garden Grove, Calif. At all three schools he taught English and was the varsity basketball coach. He served as an assistant principal at Pacifica High School and principal at Garden Grove High School, both in southern California.

Wallace is a member of the National Education Association and the National Association of High School Administrators. He has served on the Board of Trustees at Knox College, the Orange County (Calif.) YMCA Board of Directors, The Galesburg (Ill.) Youth Athletic Association, and as a youth counselor at a psychiatric hospital in California.

The Stuttering Foundation of America selected him Print Journalist of the Year in 1997.

Check out his Q&A style column 'Tween 12 and 20.


Great Sources of Vitamin E Sep 18, 2019

DR. WALLACE: I don't suffer from acne or pimples, but I don't have a clear, smooth complexion. I read in a health magazine that foods high in vitamin E can help your skin become healthy, smooth and clear. What foods contain vitamin E, and why is this... Read More


Help -- Annoying Puppy! Sep 17, 2019

DR. WALLACE: I know you love pets. I do, too! But my sister's puppy is driving me nuts. It barks when I'm trying to sleep or study or eat. It nips at my ankles several times a day. It's not my job to entertain her puppy all day or show it how to act.... Read More


A Deep, Open Discussion Is Recommended Sep 16, 2019

DR. WALLACE: Recently, I graduated from high school and have an opportunity to attend the University of Chicago on an academic scholarship. My parents don't want me to be accepted there because they think the city of Chicago is loaded with drugs, and... Read More


Teaching Music Is My Goal Sep 14, 2019

DR. WALLACE: I am currently attending a local community college. I am a music education major. After graduation, I hope to become a high school music teacher. So, here's my problem. At this time, many school districts are cutting back on sports and a... Read More