C. Cybele Raver serves as Vice Provost for Research and Faculty Affairs at New York University. She also maintains an active program of research, examining the mechanisms that support children's self-regulation in the contexts of poverty and social policy. Raver and her research team currently conduct Chicago School Readiness Project (CSRP), a federally-funded randomized control-trial intervention and she regularly advises local and federal government agencies and foundations on promoting school readiness among low-income children. Raver has received a William T. Grant Faculty Scholar award as well as support from the Spencer Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation. Raver earned her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Yale University.