Dr. Crystal L. Etzel

Professor, English/Reading/Communication 


Areas of Expertise:

  • Analysis of Public Discourse
  • Biblical Criticism
  • Communication Barriers
  • Etiquette
  • Interpersonal Communication.
  • Oral Interpretation
  • Public Policy Debate Analysis
  • Public Speaking
  • Religion
  • Speech Writing
  • Theology
  • Verbal and Nonberval Communication
  • Voice and Diction


Dr. Etzel holds a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication from SUNY Plattsburgh, in Plattsburgh. NY and a Master of Divinity in theology from the Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. She earned a Ph.D. in rhetoric and public address from Pennsylvania State University.

Professor Etzel has 30 years of teaching experience at the college level and has been both an interim pastor and pulpit supply for local congregations since 1986.