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.

Don't Blame the Use of Marijuana Mar 24, 2018

DR. WALLACE: Last night I smoked marijuana for the very first time. While I was high I went to a department store with my friend who was also high and we got busted for trying to steal two jackets. Since we are only 15, we were not arrested, but our ... Read More


I Welcome Your Input Mar 23, 2018

DR. WALLACE: I'm in my second year at the University of California. I would like to teach English composition and literature at the high school level when I graduate, but I'm concerned that my physical disability will cause school districts to rule m... Read More


Dating a Friend's Ex-Boyfriend is a No-No Mar 22, 2018

DR. WALLACE: Sara and I have been best friends ever since first grade and love each other like sisters. We practically do everything together and will be best friends forever. We both had boyfriends and often double-dated until I broke up with my boy... Read More