Dr. Wayne Brake joined Concordia’s Science College as a fellow in 2009. He became the College’s sixth principal in 2018.
Dr. Brake is a professor in the Department of Psychology and a trained behavioural neuroscientist. He earned his Ph.D. in Neurological Sciences at McGill University in 1999 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroendocrinology at New York City’s Rockefeller University.
Apart from fostering an atmosphere of academic excellence, Dr. Brake seeks to encourage students to achieve a work-life balance. He believes that students should apply their talents to their studies as well as focusing their genius into hobbies and other activities. Students at the College are encouraged to complement their scientific pursuits with everything from athletics to fine arts.