- Category : 1930-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 4
American academic, historian, diplomat, and writer on the subject of fiction, especially detective novels. After joining the faculty of Yale University in 1957, he rose in 1996-1999 to become the Randolph Townsend Professor of History and Master of Berkeley College. At Oxford University he served as George Eastman Professor in 1992-1993, and as Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History in 1999-2000.
In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Robin Winks, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 180 works in 460 publications in 6 languages and 24,000+ library holdings.
He died on 7 April 2003, aged 72, in New Haven, Connecticut.