Claudia Wallis

Wallis, a resident of Pelham, N.Y., is currently a contributor to Time magazine. She has worked at Time as a staff reporter and editor, and has produced 35 cover stories on education, science, health, psychology, children and family issues. Wallis was the founding editor of Time for Kids magazine, and served as editor-at-large from 2003-2007. A two-time National Magazine Award finalist, Wallis plans to examine how the rising number of students diagnosed across the spectrum of autism disorders is challenging educators and the solvency of school districts.