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Christian  Jochim

Jochim, Christian

Dept Chair,  Humanities

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-4465

Office Hours
TR 9:00 - 11:30; MTWR 200-400 pm

Christian Jochim is Professor of Comparative Religious Studies and Director of the Center for Asian Studies at San Jose State University. He received his Ph.D. in Religion (and East Asian Studies) at University of Southern California (1980). He teaches in the area of Asian religions and culture. He is the author of Chinese Religions: A Cultural Perspective in the Prentice-Hall Series in World Religions (1986). He has published many articles on Chinese religion and philosophy in Journal of Chinese Religions, Modern China, Philosophy East and West, and other journals and compilations. Currently, he is completing a book concerning contemporary Confucianism in Taiwan. One more thing: He loves to swim!

For more details, see information on his experience, publications, and so forth by clicking on the link to "Jochim's Resume" below.



  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Southern Cal, 1980
  • Master of Arts, Religious Studies
    University of British Columbia, 1974
  • Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies
    Univ Of Cal-Santa Barbara, 1970