Aleksandar Matkovic (1988) is an activist and researcher from Serbia, currently employed at the Institute for Economic Sciences in Belgrade. His main interests are Marxism, imperialism and the critique of political economy. He earned his PhD at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana with a thesis on the debates regarding the political economy of Nazism in the early Frankfurt School, for which he won the "Civil Society Scholar Award" in 2019. In 2018 and 2019, he was a guest researcher at the Humboldt University in Berlin.
From 2014-2020, Aleksandar worked at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, and was coordinator of the Regional Science Center in Novi Sad, Serbia. He is head of the NGO "Societal Action" and has been actively involved in several left-wing student and workers' organizations in Serbia and the Balkans. He runs a blog called "Research & Alternatives.