Dr. Gabriel Etzel

Gabe Etzel

Vice Provost

Administrative Dean, School of Divinity

Dr. Gabriel Etzel joined the faculty of Liberty University in 2004 and now serves as the Administrative Dean of the School of Divinity and Professor of Theology and Christian Leadership. He holds doctorates from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Ph.D.) and Liberty University (D.Min.). He is currently an active member of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Association for Christian Distance Education. His academic interests include higher education and leadership studies. Outside of work, Gabe enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities, and serving in his local church.


  • Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • D.Min., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A. in Religion, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University