About Us

Dr. Alusine M. Kanu is a native of Sierra Leone, West Africa, a three-time graduate of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia with course work in communication, human resource training and development and a doctorate in Communication Instruction. Kanu is currently a candidate for a second doctorate (D.Ed.) (ABD) in Pastoral Community Counseling with concentration in Multicultural Counseling at Argosy University.  Kanu’s career experiences include 25 years’ experience teaching communication in the United States; working as an elementary school teacher, a counselor, librarian, radio announcer and producer, public relations, academic advising, legal research and instructor for a workshop called “Training the Trainer.”  Kanu is full-time professor in Communication at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, and adjunct faculty at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.



Dr. Alusine M. Kanu—Full Time Professor in Communication Studies and Theatre at Northern Virginia Community College.

  • DA Community College Education. Concentration, Communication Instruction. George Mason University.
  • D.Ed (ABD) Pastoral Community Counseling. Concentration, Multicultural Counseling; Argosy University.
  • MA Human Resources; Communication and Management Training and Development. George Mason University.
  • BA Speech Communication; George Mason University.
  • Dissertation 1. Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness in Community College Settings
  • Dissertation 2.What factors affect an individual's decision to select a pastoral community counselor?