Academic CV


2016-2017 Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies | University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 

2012-2014 Masters of Arts (MA) Western Esotericism | University of Exeter, UK

2003-2007 Bachelor of Arts (BA hons) Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices | University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Fellowships and Awards:

2022 Full Member of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE)

2021 Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 

2018 Full Registration with The General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)

2014 The Philalethes Society and Masonic Research Journal (US) Certificate of Literature 

Teaching Experience: 

2020-2022 Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) National 5 and Scottish Higher Philosophy: Arguments in Action (Argumentation and Logic), Knowledge and Doubt (Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy and Hume’s An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding) and Moral Philosophy (Utilitarianism and Kantian ethics).

2017-2022: Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) National 5 and Scottish Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophy Studies (RMPS): World Religion (Christianity), Morality and Belief (Medical Ethics) and Religious and Philosophical Questions (Existence of God). 

2017-2022 Broad General Education in Religious and Philosophical StudiesRadicalisation and Eschatology, Pop Epistemology and Conspiracy Theories, Medical Ethics, Marvels and Mysteries, Moral Stances, Capital Punishment and Euthanasia, World Religions (Islam, Christianity, and Buddhism). 


Stewart Clelland, Josef Wäges, Paul Ferguson & Steven Adams, The Master’s Voice: The Letters and Ritual of Martines de Pasqually 1767-1774 (Shepperton: Lewis Masonic, 2022)

Stewart Clelland, Josef Wäges & Steven Adams, The Green Book of the Green Book Élus Coëns (Shepperton: Lewis Masonic, 2021)

Peer Reviewed Articles: 

“Quintessence of Dust: A Masonic Perspective on the Neoplatonic Philosophy of Marsilio Ficino and his Magia Naturalis” in The Philalethes Society and Masonic Research Journal, 74.4 (2022), 143-157

“The Dundee 1521 Jewel: An Eighteenth-Century Artefact” in The Philalethes Society and Masonic Research Journal, 74.3 (2022), 136-144 

“Unspeakable Miracles: The Magia Divina of the Gold-und Rosenkreuz” in Heredom, 28 (2020), 1-27

“The Invisible St. Andrew’s Crosse: An Analysis of The Muses Threnodie” in The Philalethes Society and Masonic Research Journal, 69.3 (2016), 94-109 

“Seventeenth-Century Rosicrucianism and the High-Grade Freemasonry of the Eighteenth Century” in The Philalethes Society and Masonic Research Journal, 67.2 (2014), 52-65


5-7 July 2022

An Ecstatic Lodge: The Luminous glyphs of the Élus Coëns. Eighth Biannual Conference of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE): Western Esotericism and Creativity: Art, Performance and Innovation. University College Cork, Ireland.

3 July 2017

Scotland and Freemasonry: The East and the Solomonic North. Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR):Holy Lands and Sacred Histories in New Religious Movements. The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem, Israel.

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