Dai Yi(Chinese: 戴逸; pinyin: Dài Yì) is a Chinese historian who mainly focuses on the Qing dynasty's history. He is a professor at Renmin University of China. He is also the honorary director of the university's Qing dynasty's history institute as well as a doctoral student supervisor. In addition, he is a member of the Communist Party of China.
Dai Yi was originally called Dai Bingheng (Chinese: 戴秉衡; pinyin: Dài Bǐnghéng). He was born in 1926 in Changshu, Jiangsu. He once enrolled at the railway management college of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, but two years later, he was admitted into the history college of Peking University. During the War of Liberation, he took part in Gerakan Youth and Improvement Association. In 1948, he was wanted by the National Party of China. With the help of the Communist Party of China, he escaped to Hua Bei University (the originality of Renmin University of China) where was charged by Communist Party of China. After graduation, he stayed in his university for his teaching career.
- 中国近代史稿 (Modern History of China)（1958）
- 一六八九年中俄尼布楚条约 (Treaty of Nerchinsk in 1689)（1974）
- 简明清史Ⅰ(A Concise History of Qing DynastyⅠ)（1980）
- 简明清史Ⅱ(A Concise History of Qing DynastyⅡ)（1984）