Trey Guinn is Graduate Program Director and Assistant Professor of Communication at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, and is a Business Communication Specialist at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Guinn specializes in presentational effectiveness, business pitches, interview preparation, interpersonal relationships, team dynamics, and networking. In addition to individualized executive and life coaching, Guinn works frequently with the Texas MBA + Leadership Program and Executive Education center. He has consulted for professionals locally and across the globe from companies such as Apple, AT&T, Bain & Company, BCG, Chevron, Deloitte, Dell, Intel, GE, Hewlett-Packard, McKinsey, Microsoft, National Football League, PWC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and more.
Dr. Guinn’s teaching, research, and professional work focus primarily on communication effectiveness and human relationships. He has taught an array of undergraduate and graduate courses, including Public Speaking, Media Ethics, Business Communication, Leadership Development, Interpersonal Communication, Fundamentals of Human Communication, Professional Communication and Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Media Self and Society, Nonverbal Communication, College Student Development, Communication Research Methods, and Research Methods and Assessment.
In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Guinn is an active member of the Fulbright Association, National Communication Association (NCA), Association for Business Communication (ABC), and the International Association for Relationship Research (IARR), and is a frequent presenter at the association’s meetings. His work has been published in Communication Research, Health Communication, Patient Education and Counseling, Personal Relationships, Russian Journal of Communication, and the Routledge Handbook of Family Communication.