A graduate of MA in sociology and psychology conducted ethnographic research in Żmiąca, the longest-studied village in the world, on the basis of which he defended his doctoral dissertation National Experience in Everyday Life in 2007. A problem monograph of the local community. Żmiąca: 1370-2007. This work was the basis of the book Odwieczny naród. Pole and Catholic in Żmiąca (2012). Visiting scholar at Columbia University. Scholarship holder, incl. Collegium Invisibile (2000), Polish Science Foundation (2009), Fulbright Foundation (2005), Józef Tischner Fellowship at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna. Chairman of Collegium Invisibile in 2004 – 2006. Member of the editorial board of 44 / Czterięć i Cztery magazine. Publicist incl. Arcana, Wprost, Res Publica, Polska The Times, co-creator of the television and press series System 09. He received the Józef Tischner Award. Member of the National Development Council. He obtained his habilitation on the basis of the book Moral Capital. Historical policies in late modernity. He was the deputy director of the Center for the Thought of John Paul II. Member of the Poland – Russia club at the Stefan Batory.