Darnell N. Motley is a senior researcher at The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) at The University of Chicago. Dr. Motley leads Ci3’s research on sexual and reproductive health among LGBTQ communities. In particular, his research examines and challenges the ways that structural factors attempt to limit the experiences of sexual and gender minorities, while also considering the impacts of racism, sexism, and health stigma on their health and wellbeing.
Dr. Motley is a skilled qualitative researcher and specializes in the development of culturally tailored structural and behavioral interventions. He is committed to the use of qualitative methods and an intersectional lens to illuminate these experiences. Darnell is also a clinician with extensive experience working with gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals living with HIV.