Professor Khalid received her Ph.D. from the University of Oxford. She specializes in modern South Asian history and the history of medicine. Her research interests lie at the intersection of South Asian history, the history of medicine and British colonial history. In her work she explores the connection between Hindu pilgrimage and the spread of epidemic disease northern India during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Amna is particularly interested in sacred spaces and the different ways in which they are claimed by communities. She also focuses on the role and agency of subordinates in the broader context of imperial and colonial governance in British India.