Stephen McCulloch wants his job back. A prominent master of the arcane art of dolphin rescue, for more than a decade, he was a leader and key force at the Marine Mammal Program at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI). On February 14, he was fired.
McCulloch has filed a grievance against the school, asking to be reinstated, and has an April 29 hearing scheduled. McCulloch discussed his situation at great length with New Times. School officials -- despite an initial news release outlining their case in some detail -- have treated the matter as confidential.More »