Dr. Richard Brake is Director of ISI’s Culture of Enterprise Initiative, as well as the Institute’s Division of University Stewardship. Brake holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in American government from Georgetown and Virginia, a Ph.D. in American politics from Temple University, and is a former ISI Weaver Fellow. Prior to coming to ISI, Dr. Brake taught American politics at Millersville, Shippensburg, and Temple Universities in Pennsylvania and Stockton College in New Jersey. He also worked as a legislative assistant in both the U.S. and Pennsylvania Houses of Representatives. He recently retired at the rank of captain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, and serves on a variety of local boards and commissions in his home township of Tredyffrin, Pennsylvania.