- M.A. in Religious Studies from Peking University
- B.A. in Religious Studies and Sociology from Peking University
Yuzhou Bai works on early to medieval Chinese intellectual history. His research focuses on how the idea of "ritual" was articulated and debated from intellectual, historical and religious perspectives, especially in relation to the development of the commentarial tradition to the Confucian "three books of Ritual" during this period.