Professor Hon has taught a wide variety of courses in the last three decades including American history, ancient civilizations, Chinese history (modern and pre-modern), East Asian History, European cultural heriage, historiography, world classics, and world history. At City University of Hong Kong, he taught PhD seminar on research methods.
Besides teaching in classroom, Professor Hon gave lectures around the world on the Yijing (Book of Changes). During the Covid-19 pandemic, he gave online lectures on the meanings of the Yijing in times of crisis.
As the program director of Chinese Culture and Global Communication (CCGC) at UIC, Professor Hon is building a curriculum to train undergraduate students to be rooted in Chinese culture and creative in connecting with people around the world.