George Wharton Pepper Prize, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1993
Vaughn, Bobby and Ben Vinson III. Unfinished Migrations: From the Mexican South to the American South – Impressions on Afro-Mexican Migration to North Carolina In Beyond Slavery: The Multilayered Legacy of Africans in Latin America and the Caribbean. Davis, Darién J., ed. pp. 223-245. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
Vaugh, Bobby. Afro-Mexico: Blacks, Indígenas, Politics, and the Greater Diaspora. In Neither Enemies Nor Friends: Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos. A. Dzidzienyo and S. Oboler, eds. pp. 117-136. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Vaughn, Bobby. “The Discurive Negation of Blackness in Contemporary Mexico.” Review of Black Political Economy. 33(1), 2005.
Vinson, Ben and Bobby Vaughn. Afroméxico: El pulso de la población negra en México: Una historia recordada, olvidada y vuelta a recordar. Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2004.
Vaughn, Bobby. Race and Nation: A Study of Blackness in Mexico. Doctoral Dissertation. Stanford University, 2001.
Vaughn, Bobby. “Mexico in the Context of the Slave Trade.” Diálogo. (5):14-19, 2001.
“Blacks in Mexico. Who Knew?” Invited talk, The Fellowship Forum, Palo Alto, California, February 13, 2007.
“Mexican Blackness: Afro-Mexicans Past and Present,” Keynote address, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Events, University of California at San Francisco, January 17, 2006.
“Afro-Mexicans of the Costa Chica,” at National Council of La Raza’s Afro-Mexico: Africa’s Legacy in Mexican Culture, Washington, DC., May 11, 2005.
“From the Mexican South to the American South: Afro-Mexican Migration to North Carolina,” at New Directions in North American Scholarship on Afro-Mexico, Penn State University, October 15, 2004.
“The Discursive Negation of Blackness in Contemporary Mexico,” at Engaging North America Part I: Interrogating the African Presence in Mexico, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 26, 2002.
“Blackness in Contemporary Mexico: Discourses of Mestizaje and Indigenismo,” at International Cultural Encounter in Cuba: History, Culture and Society in the African Diaspora, as part of panel, “Afro-Mexican Identities Past and Present,” Havana, Cuba, July, 2000.
“Mexicans of African Descent,” as part of “Blacks in the Southwest, 1880-2000: A Visual Representation,” University of New Mexico, February, 2000.
“Indigenismo, Mestizaje, and the Contemporary Afro-Mexican Experience,” at AmericanAnthropological Association Meetings, as part of panel, “Blackness by Any Other Name,” November, 1999.
“Black Mexico: Race and Nation in the Costa Chica Regions of Guerrero and Oaxaca,” at International Expressions ’99, The Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center/African Diaspora Institute, October, 1999.
“La Raza y La Nación: La Conciencia Racial en México,” at international symposium Balances, retos y perspectivas de los estudios sobre la población de origen africano en México hacia fines de siglo, Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico, November 1997.
“Perspectives on Black-Indian Relations in Colonial Mexico,” at National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salt Lake City, Utah, , 1993.
Oral presentation and slide presentation at Caribbean Cultural Center, New York City, “African Legacy in Mexico,” 1993.
Short-term ethnographic research in North Carolina, Black Diaspora Consortium, UT Austin, 2004
Summer research and writing in Oaxaca (Costa Chica), Black Diaspora Consortium, UT Austin, 2003
Dissertation research in Oaxaca (Costa Chica) and Veracruz, Mexico, (NSF Grant) 1998-1999
Field research in Oaxaca, Mexico, Summer 1997
Field research in Oaxaca, Mexico, Summer 1996
Initial research in Oaxaca and Guerrero (Costa Chica), Mexico (Fulbright IIE Grant), 1993-1994