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Jessica Davies Porter

Jessica Davies Porter is Managing Editor in the IHR's Centre of the History of People Place and Community

Jessica is responsible for all publications from the IHR's Centre for the History of People, Place and Community, including the Victoria County History series.; tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8779

Institute roles

Jessica is Managing Editor at the IHR's Centre for the History of People, Place and Community. She is responsible for the delivery of all Victoria County History publications and works with colleagues in publishing across the Institute and the School of Advanced Study to support the creation of both print and digital content.


A Classics graduate, Jessica holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Leeds, a PGCE from the Institute of Education (University of London) and an MA in Publishing Studies (Oxford Brookes). She is particularly interested in experimental monograph publishing, the future of the book and scholarly communication.