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Dr. Trey Guinn

2023 Presidential Teaching Award winner | Associate Professor and Program Director Communication Arts Office Location: AD 280 Phone: (210) 283-5044

Dr. Trey Guinn is fortunate to wear many hats and love them all. Associate Professor and Director of the Communication Arts program, Guinn is also an active actor, author, executive coach, and public speaker. Since 2010, he has been on the faculty for UT-Austin’s Texas Executive Education and served as a Business Communication Specialist for the McCombs School of Business.

As a teacher-practitioner-scholar, Trey focuses primarily on communication effectiveness and human relationships. He specializes in helping people improve their executive presence, personal branding, presentational effectiveness, business pitches, interview preparation, interpersonal relationships, team dynamics, and networking.

He consults for professionals locally and across the globe from companies such as Apple, AT&T, Bain & Company, BCG, Chevron, Dell, Deloitte, Gates Foundation, Google, Harvard Business School, Intel, GE, Hewlett-Packard, McKinsey, Microsoft, PWC, Salesforce, and more.

Dr. Guinn teaches an array of undergraduate and graduate courses and maintains active membership in organizations such as the Fulbright Association, the National Communication Association (NCA), and many others.

Friends say that the secret to his positivity and success is an abiding attitude of gratitude, faith in God, love for others… and lots of running and coffee!

  • Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A. and M.S. degrees from Baylor University

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Orientation to Communication Arts
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Public Speaking

Graduate Courses:

  • Practicum
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Relational Communication