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.


I Chose Life for My Daughter Nov 17, 2018

DR. WALLACE: This is in response to the 18-year-old girl who found out that she was pregnant. Her boyfriend and her mother were encouraging her to get an abortion. She didn't like that idea, but she was unsure how she could deal with a baby while bei... Read More


Teens and Divorce Nov 16, 2018

DR. WALLACE: Last year, my husband and our two teens were a happy family. Since then, my world has collapsed around me. My husband and his secretary told me one night that they were in love, that they were going to live together and he was going to f... Read More


Brother Is Nasty Bully Nov 15, 2018

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 12-year-old girl who has a 10-year-old brother. Lately, he has been throwing rocks and stones at me because I "ratted" on him to our parents, and because of that he got into trouble. It's true that I did "rat" on him. I told our pa... Read More