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 Are Not in Love with the Guy Jun 20, 2018

DR. WALLACE: My girlfriend and I were window-shopping at the mall when I saw the most handsome guy had ever seen. He and a friend were walking toward us, and I almost melted when our eyes met. We didn't say anything to each other, but we didn't have ... Read More


You Will Become a Good Citizen Jun 19, 2018

DR. WALLACE: My mom has been a single parent ever since I was born. We have our disagreements, but we get along just fine. About a year ago, she started dating a man who seemed like a good guy. Mom told me he was divorced and that his son and daughte... Read More


I'm Sorry and I Love You Jun 18, 2018

DR. WALLACE: My mother and I had a huge argument over the amount of time I spend on the internet. It ended with me slamming the door of my room and my yelling, "I hate you! I wish you would die!" After I took a shower, I went over to my friend's hous... Read More