Dr Philip Carter

Research and Communications Officer

Philip is Research and Communications Officer for the Royal Historical Society. He is responsible for the Society’s website, events programme, digital and print communications, and commissioning and editing the Society’s blog, Historical Transactions. With the governing body and staff, he also undertakes research for policy documents and statements.

Prior to joining the RHS in April 2021, Philip was Director of Digital, Publishing and Communications, and Senior Lecturer in British History, at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London (2016-21), and Senior Research and Publication Editor for the Dictionary of National Biography at Oxford University (2010-16). Philip also sits on the editorial board of the RHS’s ‘New Historical Perspectives’ book series for early career historians.