Bob O'Connor is a retired professor who has health education, philosophy, and several other subjects. Who is teaching experiences have been in the United States, Canada, and Norway. He is also a licensed family therapist in California. He has traveled extensively throughout the world since 1960.
Born in south-central Los Angeles during the depression, he attended UCLA and USC, and received his doctorate in the philosophy of education in 1960. His doctoral dissertation focused on ethics, justice, and democracy.