ANNUAL REPORT Letter from the Director Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up-TOM STOPPARD

Robert Graham, When Green, Lisa Klein, Ed Fryer
opened the Robert Graham Center in the basement of a Massachusetts Avenue rowhouse in the summer of 1999, they could scarcely have imagined their legacy in this, the Center's 15th year of operations. Far from the liebsraum that greeted me at Graham Center meetings when I joined our team of five in 2005, I was challenged to find a seat at the table for a recent weekly research meeting, where 15 team members, two Robert L. Phillips Policy Fellows, our Larry A. Green Visiting Scholar, and two of a
more » ... regular parade of visiting collaborators were already present or on the PolyCom.