James P. Pfiffner

Schar School of Policy and Government

Professor

Founders Hall

3351 Fairfax Dr.

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://pfiffner.gmu.edu

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Decision Making in the Obama White House

Presidential Studies Quarterly, June 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 698 (39,405)
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presidency, Obama, decision making, White House staff

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The Lies of Donald Trump: A Taxonomy

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
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president Trump, lies, presidency, misinformation, enlightenment

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Organizing the Obama White House

OBAMA IN OFFICE: THE FIRST TWO YEARS, James Thurber, ed., Paradigm Publishers, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2011
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 196 (168,177)

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presidency, Obama, White House staff, White House organization

4.

Command Responsibility and U.S. Torture Policy

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
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The Scope of the President’s Pardon Power

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
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Constraining Executive Power: George W. Bush and the Constitution

Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 1, March 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 138 (226,874)

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presidency, constitution, executive power

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The Federalist and Executive Power

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 137 (228,152)

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presidency, national security, separation of powers, Fedeeralist Papers, war power

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Organizing the Trump Presidency

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 128 (240,606)
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Trump, Presidency, White House, Cabinet, Political Appointments

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The Efficacy of Coercive Interrogation: Notes from the Field

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2012
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 120 (252,513)

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torture, interrogation, CIA, war on terror, ethics

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U.S. Blunders in Iraq: De-Baathification and Disbanding the Army

Intelligence and National Security, Vol. 225, No. 1, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 119 (254,109)
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presidency, decision making, George W. Bush, Iraq War

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Did President Bush Mislead the Country in His Arguments for War with Iraq?

Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
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presidency, Iraq War, decision making

12.

Policy Making in the Bush White House

Issues in Governance Studies, Vol. 21, pp. 1-24, October 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 93 (300,808)

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Presidency, Decision Making, President Bush, White House

13.

Public Administration Ethics in the Age of Trump

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 85 (318,263)

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14.

The Paradox of President Reagan’s Leadership

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2012
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 75 (342,662)

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Ronald Reagan, Presidency, National Security

15.

Chiefs of Staff to Presidents and Prime Ministers: A Comparative Perspective

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Aug 2014
Anne-Maree Tiernan and James P. Pfiffner
School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University and Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 59 (388,691)

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presidency, prime ministers, chief of staff, comparative politics

16.

Presidential Signing Statements and Their Implications for Public Administration

Public Administration Review, March/April 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
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signing statements, presidency, constitution, rule of law

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The First MBA President: George W. Bush as Public Administrator

Public Administration Review, pp. 6-20, January/February 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 54 (408,684)
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Presidency, Public Administration, President Bush

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The Office of Presidential Personnel

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2018
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government
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Intelligence and Decision Making Before the War with Iraq

THE POLARIZED PRESIDENCY OF GEORGE W. BUSH, pp. 213-242, George C. Edwards and Desmond King, eds., Oxford University Press, 2007
Posted: 06 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2010
James P. Pfiffner
Schar School of Policy and Government

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Presidency, Iraq War, Intelligence, Decision Making