Since 2017, Štěpán Bahník is a member of the Dpt. of Science and Research at Prague College of Psychosocial Studies. He has graduated with Master's degrees in corporate economics and management from the University of Economics in Prague; in psychology from The Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague; and in biology from the Faculty of Biology, Charles University, Prague. He gained his Ph.D. from social psychology at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg. He is also a lecturer and scientist at the Research Support Center at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Economics, Prague, and a member of the Prague Laboratory for Experimental Social Sciences (PLESS).
His professional interests are mainly in decision-making, judgment, notably moral judgment, dishonesty and bias.