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.


We Miss and Love You Oct 21, 2017

DR. WALLACE: Cindy, Jan and I are the best of friends. We have been friends ever since we met in first grade. Cindy was the first one of us to get a boyfriend. At first we were all excited for her, but now she hardly ever hangs around with us and if ... Read More


Alcoholics can Never be Social Drinkers Oct 20, 2017

DR. WALLACE: My father is definitely an alcoholic. He continues to work only because his boss is his best friend. I even heard the boss tell my dad that if he didn't cut down on his alcohol consumption, he might be forced to fire him. The problem is ... Read More


Break Up with This Guy Oct 19, 2017

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17 and dating for the first time. I could have been dating a year ago or longer, but I was extremely shy and lacked self-esteem. I was asked out many times, but I always found a way to say, "Thanks, but no thanks." Six months ago, my... Read More