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.


You Made the Best Decision for Your Son Jan 23, 2018

DR. WALLACE: I had been dating Jose for over a year. He was a nice guy and I liked him very much. He was born in Mexico and so was my father. Both of us worked for a bakery. That's where we met. About six months ago, I found out that I was pregnant.... Read More


I Wish You All the Best Jan 22, 2018

DR. WALLACE: My fiance and I are both 20 and plan to be married in June. We are high school graduates. He works for his father's firm while I work in sales in a department store. I live at home with my parents and he lives with his parents. This allo... Read More


He is Not So Bad When He is Not Drinking Jan 20, 2018

DR. WALLACE: My mom's boyfriend is an alcoholic. He doesn't live with us, but he spends a lot of time here and much of it is spent consuming booze. He's not so bad when he's not drinking, but that doesn't happen too often. I keep telling my mother we... Read More