Jagdish Kaur is a Geographer specializing in religious aspects of tourism. Her doctoral work ‘Himalayan Pilgrimages and the New Tourism’ (1985) has been widely acknowledged as a pioneering work. She has co-edited some international titles with T. V. Singh including ‘Studies in Himalayan Ecology and Strategies for Development’ (1979/1990) and ‘Integrated Mountain Development’ (1985). Currently, she consults for the Centre for Tourism Research and Development.