Professor Dr. WU Bo graduated with a B.A. degree with honour from Central South University (Changsha) in 1986. He was then sponsored under the Sino-British Friendship Scholarship Scheme by the Chinese government to pursue further study in the U.K. He received his M.A. degree from the University of Wales in 1990. He received his Ph.D. degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2005.
He is currently professor with China Foreign Affairs University. His recent research interests are sinology, translation between English and Chinese, and cross-cultural communication.
He is on the panels of a number of national research foundations in the humanities and social sciences.