Dr. Jan Kłos of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in Poland is the winner of the 2006 Novak Award and its associated $10,000 prize. An assistant professor with the department of Philosophy’s Chair of Social and Political Ethics, Dr. Kłos began teaching in Lublin in 1999. He has a specific interest in the history of economic freedom, nineteenth century liberalism, and dialogue between modernity and Christian thought. In 2001, he wrote a prize winning essay for the Bastiat competition at the University of Aix-Marseilles. Dr. Kłos has published in journals such as Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines and the Journal of Markets & Morality. Dr. Kłos is currently completing a book on the relationship between nineteenth century liberalism and Christianity. Later this year Dr. Kłos will deliver the Calihan Lecture, an annual public forum that highlights the Novak Award recipient’s scholarly work.