Episode 238: Professor Ed Wallace
Dr. Ed Wallace joins the podcast via a connection with Njeri Kershaw (Episode 39). Ed was born in the Bronx, NY and grew up there. He was born into a family that loved and talked sports and he told Paul that sports as well as education played a big part in who he is today. He spoke about his Dad and his influence on Ed through teaching him several life lessons. They discussed Ed’s higher education journey to upstate NY, then Massachusetts and finally to Alabama. They discussed his course of study for his doctorate and they talked about the Tuskegee Experiment. They also discussed policing in the U.S.A. and Ed had an idea of how to improve it. They finished with whether its a necessity for kids to go to college in today’s world as well as his fraternity experience and how he still keeps in touch with his fraternity brothers.