Christian's teaching interests vary widely, from thematic surveys of major philosophical schools in South and East Asia to topics in Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Mind. He regularly offers a seniors seminar on consciousness and has also taught 20th Century Continental Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion. Christian is strongly committed to interdisciplinary team teaching and regularly lectures for the Colloquium in Western Civilization in the Honors College.
Besides teaching regular classes, Christian also supervises independent studies and bachelor's essays. Past tutorials include "Husserl's Conception of Intentionality," "Concept of Jen in Neo-Confucianism," "Śāntideva's Moral Philosophy," "Philosophical Hermeneuitics," and "Personal Identity and Consciousness."