Dr. Peter Wyckoff

Energy and Environment Policy Advisor,
Office of Senator Tina Smith

Peter Wyckoff headshot Dr. Wyckoff has worked on climate and energy policy in Washington D.C. since 2016. He served as an Energy and Environment Policy Fellow for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken and then worked briefly at the Department of Energy and the U.S. Global Change Research Program. He currently serves as Energy and Environment Policy Advisor to Minnesota Senator Tina Smith, and leads her energy team.  In the past year, Senator Smith has led the introduction of six pieces of clean energy legislation, including the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2019 and the Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019.

Prior to coming to Washington, Dr. Wyckoff had a first career in academia, and he is Professor Emeritus in Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Minnesota, Morris.