Hollis Robbins (born in 1963) is an American academic and scholar in the humanities, specializing in literature and poetry.
Robbins is Chair of the Department of Humanities at the Peabody Institute and Director of the Center for Africana Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. Winner of the 2014 Johns Hopkins University Alumni Excellence in Teaching Award  Robbins is a noted expert in the field of nineteenth-century African American literature. Robbins received a B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University, a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government in 1990, an M.A. in English literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2003. Robbins serves as an adviser of the Black Periodical Literature Project at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University; previously Robbins was an Assistant Professor of English at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.
Robbins coedited two books with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: The Annotated Uncle Tom's Cabin (2006) and In Search of Hannah Crafts: Essays on The Bondwoman's Narrative (2003). She also co-edited The Works of William Wells Brown with Paula Garrett (2006)  and recently edited a Penguin edition of Frances E.W. Harper's 1892 novel Iola Leroy. Her poetry has been published in The Cortland Review, Mezzo Cammin, Per Contra, Boston Literary Magazine, and other literary journals.
- Frances E. W Harper's Iola Leroy, or, Shadows Uplifted. Penguin Classics (2010). 
- The Annotated Uncle Tom's Cabin. Eds. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins W.W. Norton (2006) ISBN 0-393-05946-4
- The Works of William Wells Brown. Oxford UP. (2006) ISBN 0-19-530963-4
- In Search of Hannah Crafts: Essays on The Bondwoman's Narrative. Eds. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins Basic/Civitas (2004) ISBN 0-465-02708-3
- “Killing Time: Dracula and Social Discoordination.” Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science. Eds. Glen Whitman & James P. Dow. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.Excerpt
- "Fugtive Mail: The Deliverance of Henry Box Brown," American Studies, 50:1/2 (Spring/Summer 2009): 5-30
- "The Emperor's New Critique," New Literary History - Volume 34, Number 4, Autumn 2003, pp. 659–675
- "A Menstrual Lesson for Girls: Maria Edgeworth's "The Purple Jar," in Menstruation A Cultural History edited by Andrew Shail and Gillian Howie. Palgrave Macmillan, 2005 
- “Flushing Away Sentiment: Water Politics in The Custom of the Country,” Edith Wharton’s Custom of the Country. Eds. Isabelle Boof-Vermesse and Anne Ullmo-Michel. Paris: Ellipses, 2000.
- "Government Regulation of Gambling Advertising: Replacing Vice Prevention With Consumer Protection," with Michael B. Rothman. Journal of Gambling Studies, Vol. 7, Winter 1991.
- Faculty Bio http://www.peabody.jhu.edu/conservatory/faculty/robbins/
- http://rochester.edu/College/ENG/news-events/2014-03-13_george-ford-hollis-robbins.html George Ford Lecture, University of Rochester
- Iola Leroy http://www.amazon.com/Leroy-Frances-Ellen-Watkins-Harper/dp/014310604X
-  Chronicle of Higher Education 2014, "Home College."
- Hollis Robbins, Four Poems, Mezzo Cammin, Summer 2011
- Per Contra, Fall 2013
- "Talk with Hollis Robbins and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.", New York Public Library
- Greg Rienzi, "Enriching Musical Minds", News Story about Humanities Seminar in JHU Gazette, Johns Hopkins University
- David Bromwich, "The Fever Dream of Mrs. Stowe", Review of Annotated Edition of Uncle Tom's Cabin, ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins, New York Review of Books, 25 October 2007
- Inside Higher Ed, 8 April 2011]
- New York Times, October 23, 2006
- Hollis Robbins, "'Uncle Tom’s Cabin' and the Matter of Influence", History by Era/ Literature and Language Arts, Gilder Lehrman Institute
- NYTimes Book Review, November 19, 2006