Educated at Franklin and Marshall College, Duquesne University and Fordham University, he has taught psychology and philosophy at St. Vincent College (Latrobe, Pennsylvania) and Wagner College (Staten Island, New York).
Groth is the author of three books about Martin Heidegger: Preparatory Thinking in Heidegger's Teaching (1987), The Voice that Thinks: Heidegger Studies (1997) and Translating Heidegger (2004), as well as a series of articles on existential analysis.
He is the author of several chapters in books on psychotherapy, and numerous articles in psychology and philosophy journals.
He is also the author of Pericopes (a privately printed collection of poems) and Engaging College Men: Discovering What Works.
As founding editor of Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies and general editor of the International Journal of Men's Health, he has advanced the interdisciplinary study of boyhood and men's wellness. He has lectured on the topic of boyhood in Australia and Canada, as well as the United States. He is an editor for New Male Studies: An International Journal.
In 2013 Miles Groth gave a lecture at the University of Toronto titled "Caring About University Men - Why We Need Campus Men’s Centres in a Time of Crisis". There were mixed reactions to this. A "Men and Boys in Crisis" rally held the following day at 11am in Queen's Park by men's rights activists was disrupted by Bash Back! protesters from University of Toronto's OPIRG group. They had prepared via a workshop held the previous day."
- Mcgrath, Charles (9 January 2011). "Man or Male?". The New York Times. p. 20. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- Francis F Seeburger, review of The Voice that Thinks: Heidegger Studies (1997) in The Review of Metaphysics, Sept. 1999, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 165-167.
- WorldCat Miles Groth publication list at WorldCat. Accessed 28 Sept. 2012.
- Espinas, Jerico (30 September 2013). "Men’s rights activists call for creation of “Men’s Centre”". The Varsity. Retrieved 7 November 2013.