Dr Wallen received his B.A. in Biology at Antioch
College in 1970 where he first worked with nonhuman primates at the Oregon Primate Center while on an antioch coop
job. After completing two years of alternative service as a conscientious objecter he entered graduate school
in Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin in Madison,
Wisconsin receiving his Ph.D. in 1978. His graduate work was followed by post-doctoral training at the Wisconsin
Regional Primate Research Center before joining the faculty of Emory College in 1979. Dr. Wallen has been the President
of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology and the International Academy of Sex Research. He is an Associate
Editor of the journal, Hormones and Behavior.