The Cassandra Project1 is the initiative for computational social science at the Johns Hopkins University. As an academic initiative, the Cassandra Project brings together computational science and social science to increase visibility, scholarship, and communication between the two fields. Its goal is the to address the challenges of conducting valid, open, and ethical research at the nexus of political and computational sciences.

Seven people gathered at a table for the Cassandra at TADA roundtable

The Cassandra Project includes affiliates of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, and the School of Advanced International Studies. Our efforts are supported by the American Political Science Association (through Learning How to Play with the Machines) and the International Olympic Committee.

  1. Computational and Social Science: Advancing interdisciplinarity with Novel methods for Driving integrative Analysis