Kalpa Rajapaksha teaches Marxist Political Economy at the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Peradeniya as a lecturer since 2015. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics with honours from the same department and then served as a Temporary Assistant Lecturer for two years since 2013. His BA dissertation, A Deconstruction of Sri Lankan Government’s Postwar Economics and Human Development Model and Its Ideology (2013) was supervised by the retired Professor in economics, Sumanasiri Liyanage. Currently he is reading for the doctoral degree at the Department of Economics, The New School for Social Research, NYC, USA, from where he received his Masters of Arts degree in Global Political Economy and Finance in 2018. At the New School for Social Research he teaches Karl Marx’s The Capital volume one as a teaching fellow and hold a Research Assistant position under Professor Anwar Shaikh. He is deeply interested in Marxism, Political Economy, Philosophy, History of Economic Thought and Capitalism studies and actively engaged in galvanizing the philosophy and politics of class struggle, praxis and liberation.