Christian Jochim

Christian Jochim

Professor, Comparative Religious Studies
Director, Center for Asian Studies
Office: CL 419




Preferred: (408) 924-4465

Office Hours

MW 300-430 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 studying contemporary Confucianism in China and 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, University of Southern California, 1980
  • Master of Arts, Religious Studies, University of British Columbia, 1974
  • Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies, Univ of California Santa Barbara, 1970