Nicole Zulu's interests are broadly based on social welfare policy development and implementation. She is interested in healthcare policy and the implementation of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in the recent years. Her research focuses on the impact of the implementation of PPACA on uninsured Americans that were able to purchase insurance through the healthcare exchanges. She is also evaluating the process of enrolling through the exchanges, the benefits and costs of insurance, and healthcare literacy of the previously.